Fabricated Sterling and sapphire. Approximately 3/8 inches.
This little pendant is for my granddaughter. It’s not her birthstone, but sapphire is the color of her beautiful eyes. The bail and the three rivets holding it together are 14 karat gold. The rest is Sterling.
Fabricated Sterling and lapis lazuli. Approximately 1 inch.
This is a brushed finish, giving it a bit of patina. I thought it suited this piece well.
The image below shows the articulation. I like to give the pieces movement.
This is the sketch I started with.
Fabricated silver, garnet and aquamarine beads. Approximately 1 1/2 inches.
A derivative of an older design (see the post dated June 11). This is a commissioned piece. I think it works.
Out in the sunshine showing a bit of the stones’ depth.
One more, a close up. All the pieces pivot on the rivet going through the bail.
Fabricated Sterling. The cube is just under a 1/4 each side.
Fabricated Sterling, 14k gold bezel, and garnet. This is one from a while ago. I think it has a medieval vibe going.
Out of the light the stone looks black. Now there’s a metaphor for you.
Sterling. Approx. 4 inches.
The sheet stock that makes up the bulk of the form is reclaimed Sterling and hand-milled to a thickness of 22 gauge. The cross-piece is 10 gauge wire.
A variant of the Chi Rho (see the July 4 post below). This will also be a wedding gift for a Christian family.
How it looks hanging on our wall.
Detail showing the join.Still on the bench. The ruler might give you an idea of the scale.