Salt Water Jewelry

A beautiful, clear sky this morning in Tokeland. Days like this are too rare for studio work. Before I head off for the beach, I would like to share a few very recent pieces of new work with you.

 

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All of these are made with sea glass found in the UK. The shapes of the glass are used “as found”.That means, no reshaping of the sea glass has been done. That makes finding a piece that is suitable for jewelry and has a unique shape a real score!

I love heart shapes.In this pendant, a tiny pale green heart is surrounded with textural silver layers and a rich pink sapphire dangle.

The burgundy red sea glass in the ring is set in 18KT gold, with a small diamond sparkling off to one side.The shape of the sea glass is suggestive of a heart (maybe it’s the color) or a shield- is there a metaphor there?

IMG_6375   Salt Water earrings: I could see  Aceta, the Nereid of the Shore in ancient Greek mythology taking these earrings off and leaving them on a rock to go for a swim….especially on a day like today.

May your day be full of wonder!

2 thoughts on “Salt Water Jewelry

  1. Jane Milburn

    I adore the raw earthiness of your work, it is so technically brilliant, I would want to wear it all. Just thought perhaps I should be looking for a nautical expression to describe the qualities rather than earthiness, anyway they are life long investment pieces, incredibly beautiful works of art that would be a pleasure to own and wear and it is lovely to read your blog and get to know a little more about your work.

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