Necklaces – Exotic Origins

Exotic Origins

Materials: Sterling (Argentium) silver, fine silver, niobium, bronze, copper, 24K gold, 18K gold, 14K gold, 22K gold/Argentium silver, bubble azurite, fire agate, amber with insect inclusions, opal, Mexican opal, topaz, star rutilated quartz, citrine, chalcedony, sunstone, glass cabochon, freshwater pearl, butterfly wings (Papilio ulysses ulysses), beetle wings (Polybothris sumptuosa gema wing, Torynorrhina flammea wing), enamel

Dimensions: 18 inch necklace with 3 inch counterbalance

Techniques: Hand knit, handwoven, bobbin lace, looped, lashed, enameled, embossed, etched, fabricated, anodized, oxidized

Photographer: Steve Rossman