A hand forged copper spiral swings from a sterling ring and hangs on a suede leather chord. Taps into our unconscious and connects with the esoteric, the spiral seems to be growing out of itself, with unknown beginning or end. Circle of time? What’s in your physics (or metaphysics)?
Three rings nestled inside one another hang from a large hand-forged sterling jump ring. Three metals are used: copper, brass and sterling siver. Complement Items #E0205 (earrings) and #B0512 (bangles).
Set on a thick plate of sterling, this ample cobachon attracts the eye with its unusual shape and the brilliance of the setting. Available in larger (3") or smaller (1") sizes. Comes with an 18" snake chain.
I cut this stone from a rich stock of stabilized turquoise rough. About the size of an egg yolk, this baroque cabochon is set in a deep sterling bezel. Dangles from an 18 inch long and short cable sterling chain with a large lobster clasp.
Cut from a light blue turquoise varigated with rich amber color matrix, the stone's curves dominate an 8mm carnelian cobachon. Set in sterling, these stones are sure to attract the eye. Hangs from a 19" chain with lobster clasp.
I cut this stone from the same stock as the Turquoise and Carnelian Pendant. The curves of this chunky piece invite a a taste. Dangles from an unobtrusive snake chain.
This is the largest piece of turquoise I have cut. It has virtually no matrix and is set in a high 1/4" sterling bezel. Hangs from a 16" long and short cable sterling chain with a lobster clasp. Longer chain available.
This carnelian cobachon rests within the generous setting of a sterling sun. Wider than high, this oval sun suggests the calm of sunset. Available in 3", 2" and 1" sizes. Hangs from a simple 18" snake chain.
The eternally pleasing arabesque, here rendered in sterling, carries twin carnelian cabochons. Two and one quarter inch long, it hangs from an eighteen inch drawn cable chain.
We have all seen those tiny flower clusters. Little treasures on the forest floor. This stone is one of the two cut from a river rock found by my daughter. I suspect that it is ruby in ziozite. Hangs on a simple 18" chain with a lobster clasp.
This denim lapis is deep blue motled with a light gray matrix. Set on a hammered silver plate which grasps the stone and matches its baroque shape.
An unusual exercise in asymtery. Sterling arabesques carress a carnelian dot. Duplictes a classroom exercise which my teacher, Normunds Terijs, assigned. The piece is 3" long and hangs ona simple 18" snake chain.
Hard to find stone mined near the Charoite River in Russia. The supply is uncertain. Dark violet perfect 1 1/4" round stone interspersed with lavender set in a scalloped sterling bezel. Hangs on a simple 18" long and short cable chain secured with a lobster clasp.
Named after the ram-horned god Ammon, these fossils are over 450 million years old. The nautilus shape is one of nature's recurring patterngs. Light and ddark gray with black markings in a matrix of golden and dark brown. Highly polished and set in a generous 1/4" bezel. Hangs from an 18" flat drawn cable chain secured with a lobster clasp.
Solid sterling fused medalion lightly oxidized then polished so that the highlights are brought out. Made to resemble a large irregularly round antique coin. Hangs from a slightly oxidized 18" long and short cable chain. Approximately 1 1/2" inch in diameter.
Subdued polish on the high points of this fused Roman cross focuses the eye on the center. One inch wide and 1 1/4" high, it is substantial without being heavy. Hangs beautifully on a 20" short and long lightly oxidized chain.
Before the advent of plastic, horn was regularly used in jewlery making. This material is black and takes a rich shine without looking like plastic. Cut as an irregular rectangle, it measures approximately 1 3/4" tall and 3/4" wide. A matte sterling Star of David, positioned slightly off-center dominates the ebony rectangle. This unusualy piece hangs from an 18" snake chain.
Admirers may project their secret in this fused piece. Matte silver, it is at once subdued and by its deisgn , aggressive. You decide which dominates. Hangs on a flat cable chain. Made by a process where chance plays a large role. The surrealists would approve.
Six delicate flat petals support a 12mm rose quartz cabochon. Subdued. Hangs on a delicate box chain. Also available in 10mm lemon "chrysoprase", carnelian, and black onyx.
The manner in which the seventeen rays from the round 12mm carnelian are cut give the impression that the sun is running toward the west. Inspired by a pre-columbian stamp. Hangs from a 24" drawn round cable chain. Slightly larger than 1" in diameter.
Inspired by the ancient baked clay seals used by the pre-columbian peoples of what is now Mexico, this sterling version is cut out of a thick plate of silver and polished to high sheen. Hanging from an 18" snake chain, it is bound to attract attention, for it is very unusual.
This 1 1/2" seahorse is shown here with a deep blue Afghan lapis eye. Cut from a sheet of 18 guage sterling, this piece hangs from a 16" snake chain.
Nitric acide depletes silver to allow the raised seal to remain above the sterling background which features very delicate leather-like grain. The 1" 18 gauge piece hangs on a 16" snake chain to create a featherweight pendant.
Using the same etching process described in the Etched Pre-Columbian Seal, this piece is a much larger oval measuring approximately 1 1/2" high and1 1/8" wide. Second of two designed by Tine de Bellegarde, this piece begs for a closer look. Looks massive, but actually light, hanging on a delicate box chain.
Slightly larger than 1", this hand-forged Star of David hangs from a 16" 2mm rubber cable for casual wear.
A sterling halfpod with four or five silver peas, this is one of our best sellers. Some people select the pendant to signify the number of people in their family, the number of important people in their life, and so on. Hangs from a 16" black cord. A snake chain may be subsituted for an additional $7.00.