Necklaces – Elytra


Materials: Argentium silver, fine silver, 24K gold, 22K gold, 18K gold, 14K gold, copper, niobium, beetle wings, butterfly wings, opals, cacoxenite in amethyst, ammolite, amethyst, lab Alexandrite, citrine, enamel

Dimensions: 18” necklace with 2.5” counterbalance

Techniques: Knit copper wire inlaid in enamel, enameled hand woven fine silver, embossed gold foil bonded to sheet metal with enamel, looped, stitched, etched, fabricated, anodized, oxidized

Photographer: Hap Sakwa