January 18, 2015
Gem filed and lots of sterling in this fun ring. Chaotic and industrial and filled with labradorite, garnet, blue topaz, carnelian, amethyst, pearls and ruby. It fits a 7 1/2 finger.
This chunky, four strand garnet nugget bracelet is rich! It fits a small 6 1/2 inch wrist and can not be altered. The metal components are all copper.
Long, beautiful kyanite drop with even more kyanite flowing up this sterling necklace is amazing quality. The pendant from the top ladder bar to the bottom of the smooth kyanite is 2 3/4 inches in length. Finished off with a sterling, hand forged clasp this piece is adjustable from 14 to 20 inches.
Beautiful quality kyanite briolette earrings with sterling. These measure 1 3/4 inches from the top of the hand forged ear wires.
Small Kingman nuggets and Sleeping Beauty slivers encircle the neck complete with an adjustable sterling lobster clasp, the necklace measures 17 to 19 inches. It can also be doubled up as a bracelet that adjusts from 7 1/2 to 8 1/2 inches.
A large amethyst faceted nugget rests on a sterling soldered spiral with A grade amethyst faceted beads and a substantial sterling chain with a lobster clasp. This necklace measures 20 inches and the pendant is a total of 2 inches from the top of the spiral.
My second bezel set . . . ever. This piece has a few mistakes with solder etc but the overall effect is lovely. Mixed with silk and copper chain it measures almost 20 inches and the solid copper pendant is 2 inches long. Maybe, someday, I will be rich and famous and you can say you own the first soldered piece I ever sold.
An electric blue labradorite cabochon is skillfully nestled in this sterling signature Kaos wire wrap. The labradorite only flashes from one side and is completely across the stone, without the flash it looks dark. Gems of sapphire, garnet, moonstone, tourmaline, peridot and labradorite finish off the focal and the chain. This piece was a labor of love and took at least 8 hours to complete. It is not as big as it appears in the photo. The pendant is 1 1/2 inches long and just over 1 inch wide. The necklace can be adjusted to any size up to 24 inches with the hand forged, sterling clasp that can be slipped anywhere on the chain.
A large, firey labradorite cabochon is skillfully set in sterling and paired up with various high quality, firey labradorite beads. This piece is heavy on the sterling and the flash, The necklace measures 17 inches but can have an extension chain added. It sits well and is protected just above the colarbone. The pendant, from the top of the bale, is 3 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide.
Three strands of Kingman turquoise nuggets and Hubei turquoise heishi encircle the neck with a sterling silver closure The smallest strand is 19 inches and the longest is 25. It can have an extention chain added.