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 Sterling. Approximately 3/4″ long.
Forged Sterling. 1.5 inches. The embellishment is a riveted ring.
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.
Cast and fabricated Sterling with commercial chain. Approx. 6 inches.
Few things are more wonderful to see than an eagle in flight. When I look up and see this it reminds me of that wonder.
The body is cuttlefish bone cast, the wings are fabricated from 18 gauge Sterling.
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.