Inspired by my own backyard garden and the wildflowers around my home this pendant is hand sculpted and one of a kind. Using solid sterling silver I lovingly created each unique component designing them to be a lasting bouquet of flowers. My process is slow and intentional intended to celebrate and treasure the natural world. 

 

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Wildflower Double Leaf Pendant // One of a Kind

SKU: WFP - 07
C$139.00Price
SOLD
  • ♢ Solid sterling silver (100% recycled)

     

    ♢ The rose and leaves were created in sterling silver metal clay, which is made up of tiny, recycled silver metal particles mixed with and organic clay like binder. It can be sculpted, molded, and formed however I want. For this design I have hand sculpted each petal to form the opening rose, and hand shaped two little leaves. After the designs dry 100%, into my kiln they go for a two-part firing process. The clay reaches 1500℉ for about an hour and the organic binder burns completely away leaving tiny sterling silver sculptures in place.

     

    ♢ The little organic shaped flower bloom is created by water casting - pouring molten sterling silver into water. As the silver hits the surface of the water it forms a one of a kind cup shape and freezes in place. This process creates a beautiful texture and subtle details. 

     

    ♢ I solder on each component onto a silver backplate and cut out the shape. I add a bail and the pendant is ready for polish and patina.  A dark patina is added  to the recessed areas of the completed pendant, to create a gorgeous dark/ light contrast. This is the recognizable look of sterling silver and the dark areas will only darken with time.

     

    ♢ The back is polished smooth.