Half of My Blue Heart Textured Silver Necklace with Kyanite All Handmade Reticulated Sterling
This handmade textured Sterling Silver Necklace is truly one of a kind. I've taken a scrap of silver from when I sawed a large heart out~ I've fused the pieces onto the Sterling to form abstract scenes while also texturing the silver. I've hung a sweet drop of blue Kyanite bead to catch the sparkle. This unique pendant is great for any occasion. This hangs on a 18" Sterling chain.
The reticulation process is where you take big flame (torch) and heat the metal until it "wrinkles' and starts to get texture. It will almost be at the melting point. I've added bits of fine silver during the heating process, which fused together, to add more of a mountainous texture.
This pendant measures 1 9/16" long. It is 7/8” wide. The metal used is 18 gauge (thickness) Sterling Silver and Fine Silver. The chain is around 19” long and is Sterling Silver. All the metalwork is done by my hands.