What can I say? My Muse has a mind of her own.
It's Fall again. Leaves are turning. Branches will soon be bare. Perfect time to revisit the Out On a Limb Series.
This broach was cast in sterling using the lost wax method. I soldered 3, 4 and 5 mm tube settings to the "twig" then set them with raspberry garnets and an amethyst. Then I fabricated and soldered the bezels before setting them with boulder opals.
Here I combined a Chinese writing rock set in sterling bezel with gold chain and lost wax cast sterling twig. The 20" necklace was made from freshwater pearls.
A lost wax cast acorn cap set with a Tahitian pearl topped with a 14k loop to accommodate any size chain.
Lost wax cast pendant with Australian boulder opal, synthetic emerald set in gold, with 14k gold accents.
Lost wax cast branch with drusy leaves, wrapped in sterling wire. Chain of fancy pearls on hand forged chain. Below: A matching bracelet extends the necklace.
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