Brushed Silver and White Pearl Teardrop Earrings
Hand-crafted hollow form earrings of brushed silver are reminiscent of a lotus petal. A pearl nestles gently on the inner opening of each earring.
Stunning! These work well in formal and casual settings.
Traditional Native American shadowbox design with a twist.
Hand-crafted hollow form brushed silver sets off glossy sky blue enamel. Holes along the side of the pendant allow the necklace to show through the actual pendant.
A one-of-a-kind modern, playful piece!
Approximately 2.5″ long by .75″ wide, .25″ deep. Shown here with a 16″ 7-strand silver omega necklace (a separate item form the pendant).
2013 was a great year. I had some evolutionary leaps in my creative process and am excited to see where next year takes me. I also had some firsts last year. I showed at The Heard Museum in Phoenix, the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City, andContinue reading “2013 in review – Thanks for a Great Year!”
Mokume Hollow Form Pendant – Arrow
Hand-crafted silver and copper mokume is cradled by brushed silver in this hollow form pendant. Organic shapes create a unique, one-kind-only piece. Over time, the copper will deepen in color, making this an ever-changing pendant.
Approximately three inches long, about an inch wide, and a quarter-inch deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a seven-strand silver omega necklace. Signed on the back.
Lotus Seed Pendant with Pearls
Polished silver shadowbox lotus seed pendant houses five pearls of different sizes at different depths, taking the organic beauty of this style one step further.
A new classic!
Approximately one inch diameter, one quarter inch deep. Hollow form, hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind. Signed on the back. Shown with a sixteen inch silver omega (recommended).
Triple Goddess Pendant with Two Lines
This brushed silver hollow form pendant with three turquoise stones and two lines that open to a shadowbox is clean and modern. A classic southwestern combination of materials with contemporary execution.
A simple, beautiful, piece.
Approximately two inches long by a half inch wide and a quarter inch deep. Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind. A signature Matagi Sorensen design. Shown here with a seven-strand, sixteen inch omega necklace. Hand-signed.
Less is More – Open Hollow Pendant
Rather than making a shadowbox pendant, I left this piece open. Brushed silver with an open center allows whatever necklace the wearer chooses to show through the piece.
A simple circle is elegant, modern and dramatic.
One inch diameter. Hand-crafted and hand-signed.
Mokume and Shadowbox Double-Sided Pendant
mokume filligris pendantTwo different styles in one hollow form pendant.
Brushed silver with a hand-cut organic line that opens up to a shadowbox that shows the inner workings of the piece. Like a detail mirroring the mokume on the other side, the shape of the cut out swirls around a circle that opens to another shadowbox with copper inside.
The other side is hand-crafted copper and silver mokume with a contrasting turquoise set in a shadowbox. The color of the copper will deepen over time, making this an evolving piece.
Hand-crafted hollow form shadowbox. Approximately 1 inch wide by 1 1/4 inches tall by 1/4 inch deep. One-of-of-a-kind.
This hollow form pendant is made of hand-punched fine silver with fine silver overlay and Guadalupe Poppy Jasper.
Poppy Jasper gets it’s name from orbicular patterns resembling poppies. This piece has bursts of golds and green surrounded by reds and deep brown.
Gorgeous, deep color.
Overlay is a traditional Native American technique often found in Hopi and Navajo jewelry designs.
Guadalupe poppy jasper is from New Almaden, California. The mine it comes from is now closed and this variety of poppy jasper is considered extinct. This stone was mined at least 3o years ago. It is a collectible and only exists in private stashes. Very rare.
This piece is 2 1/2 inches long by 3/4 inches wide at the widest point and 1/4 inch deep. Absolutely one-of-kind hollow form piece, from the stone to the cut-out design on the front. Signed on the back ~ Matagi Sorensen.
Azurite and Silver Overlay Shadowbox Pendant
Bright blue and deep blue tops this polished and matte silver shadowbox overlay hollow form pendant.
Modern feminine smooth line and fluid shape.
Hand-carved silver. One-of-a-kind hand-crafted piece. Approximately 2 1/2 inches long, 3/4 inch wide, 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back.