Brushed Silver and Pearl Hollow Form Necklace – 2nd Place for Contemporary Native American Jewelry
I am thrilled and honored that this piece won second place in the Contemporary Jewelry Division at the Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market 2014 in Indianapolis on June 21st. It feels great to be recognized for my work – and inspires me to keep on creating!
Entirely handmade silver and pearl necklace contains five white pearls set as shadowbox in a hollow form brushed silver pendant. The necklace is hand rolled silver with a Roman chain made of over 400 individually formed links.
Very fluid, feminine line. The hollow form is about two inches wide and about half and inch deep. The necklace is a flattering 16 inches.
Brushed Silver and Pearl Hollow Form Necklace
I was just awarded second-prize in the Jewelry Category at the 16th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market! It feels great!
My Reticulated Silver Hollow Form Necklace won the prize. It feels so good when hard work pays off.
This necklace has seven hollow pieces of reticulated silver strung on a hand-woven chain of 500 individually fused links. The top two pieces fit together forming the clasp of the necklace.
The necklace measures 21 inches. The hollow forms are approximately 1/4 inch thick.
Reticulated Silver Hollow Form Necklace
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I’m proud to announce that I am donating a piece for silent auction to the 18th Annual Night for Life Gala 2013 – Illuminating the Path – Fundraising Event for The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS. The center focuses on HIV/AIDS prevention, wellness and related research.
The Gala is a Black Tie Event happening at the Montelucia Resort and Spa on Saturday, May 11th. It looks like it’s going to be a blast—a glamourous and exciting event for a worthy cause! Last year’s gala was sold out and was a huge success.
To buy tickets and for more info about the event, visit The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS website. You can click on a link to purchase tickets or a table for the event.
Polished silver and a clean modern shape with two faceted blue topaz stones balanced with traditional shadowbox technique create an intriguing piece. The shadow line shows where the omega necklace passes through the pendant, revealing a bit of artistic process.
Hand-crafted, hollow form, shadowbox pendant shown with a 15-strand, 16″ omega necklace. Approximately 2 1/4″ long by 1/4 inch wide by 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back.
Modern Squared Shadowbox with Blue Topaz – Pendant
Two separate hollow form pieces of silver and coral and silver and turquoise nestle together to create one necklace. Each piece may also be worn separately. An example of how the Prometheus (coral) and Neptune’s Daughter (turquoise) fit together and how they appear on their own.
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A dynamic, gorgeous piece. The forms were built around the raw organic shapes of the stone – and they happen to look great together and as stand alone pieces!
Entirely hand-crafted, one-of-a kind, hollow form. Classic southwestern materials with a contemporary style. Each piece is signed. Made for the Red Hook Antique Center.
Promotheus Meets Neptune’s Daughter Revisited (two-piece necklace)
Two interlocking hollow form pieces of fine silver, turquoise, and coral may be worn together or separately in this one-of-a-kind hand-crafted necklace. Beautiful, ocean blue of turquoise meets natural fiery red coral.
Traditional material meets modern design.
I made this piece for the Red Hook Antique Center in the Hudson Valley of New York.
Approximately 1.5″ by 1″ and 1/4″ deep. Signed on the back.
Neptune’s Daughter Meets Prometheus
This hollow form necklace is made of fine and sterling silver with coral—it has four individual pieces that may be worn altogether (as shown), individually, or in any combination you like.
Versatile and unique.
The middle piece is brushed silver and coral. It is approximately 1/2 inch wide by 3/4 inches long. The center piece surrounding the coral is polished silver with brushed sides, and is about 1 1/4 inches wide. The end pieces are brushed, hand-pierced silver and are approximately 1/4 inch wide. All pieces are hollow and about 1/4 inch deep.
A one-of-a-kind entirely hand-crafted necklace. Each piece is signed.
Coral and Silver Interlocking Necklace