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36-inch necklace detachable to form 2 strands with 2 detachable pendants. This is keeping in line with ClassicSparklers’ philosophy of versatility in each piece bring you more value for your money 🙂
This piece was about a month and a half in the making. Our first opera length necklace. When it comes to design and execution challenges such as this, we really take our time in making them. Thus, you are assured of high quality bridge jewelry that is a wearable work of art.
The dilemma: how?
Make my mark with the J.Pedreria Collection’s signature nest setting. Add a little sparkle with a diamond cubic zirconia ear stud in bezel setting. It came out like this:
Looks nice. Sparkly. Elegant. Classic.
But remember, ClassicSparklers is all about versatility and creativity. Stopping here cannot and does not put those two principles into place.
How about if we add some tassels?
Wow. The execution is perfect and the earrings become ostentatiously beautiful and glamorous!
But you can’t and do not use this kind of earring to the work place right? I do not think this will go well with a suit.
So let’s make it more versatile: MAKE THE TASSELS DETACHABLE!!
What about the pendant?
I decided to just add the nest setting.
When you have an ornate earring, the necklace should be very simple. Amp it up but do not create a confusion between your neckline and/or your ears/head.
Besides, you can remove both tassels of each earring and add them to the pendant, and VIOLA!
I must admit that this was a very very very very challenging piece.
I plan to make more pieces like this in the future.
If you want to have one customized for you (something to wear for the holidays perhaps? *wink*), leave a comment or send me a message here.
Sometime ago I made these:
Focal rainbow jasper beads measuring 18mm and wrapped them with 10k solid gold wire. The earhook was likewise handmade and handtwisted. To give it an edge, I coiled its ends to form the hoop where I could insert the jasper beads. The outcome of the piece looked like a small gift. Thus the name.
Later on, a client sent me a message and asked if I could make one for her using sterling silver. She wanted a pendant instead of a pair of earrings. The challenge was creating the coil that gave its character. After a few nights of recreating the design in my head, I came up with a final piece I truly truly am proud of: