She Sells Sea Shells
Singin In The Rain
A pendant made from a cross-section of a conus shell, surrounded by a mosaic of abalone set in radiating lines. The pendant is hung on a 22" long necklace of mother of pearl shell circles with faceted black onyx centres. The accents are conus shells and a Nepalese bead. Toggle clasp to close.
A two stranded necklace - creamy floral coral fossil slab nuggets, with copper beads and hand carved bovine bone chrysanthemums, echoing the pattern on the coral fossil. A string of turquoise beads with a few copper fleur de lys adds a pop of colour and this necklace is immediately well worth wearing to a lunch or tea party, and even into the evening if you should wish. Coral fossils are the most beautiful stones and this necklace will definitely stand out in a crowd. Complementary earrings with a couple of copper and bone beads on sterling silver ear wires.
The pendant is a slice of a conch shell I acquired on my travels. I wrapped it in yards of silver plated tarnish proof wire, with many curlicues and little flourishes and hung it on a necklace of turquoise nuggets, with bone beads, Nepalese inlaid brass beads and hand carved bone lotus beads in two strands with a toggle clasp to finish it. The necklace is 22" long, and one of a kind - the pendant was made at Caprilicious, and very unlikely to be repeated - I may never find another slice of conch again. An interesting piece of jewellery for an interesting woman!