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Necklace - Ceramic and Wood Jewelry - Allium sativum (Garlic)

Necklace - Ceramic and Wood Jewelry - Allium sativum (Garlic)

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$65.00

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: walnut, wood, wire, chain, clay, ceramic, porcelain, bead
  • Favorited by: 10 people
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The process of creating centers my being. It combines my roles as artist, scientist, gardener, cook, wife and mother. Ceramics carves out a space, between raising children, weeding garden rows, reading, hiking, and the every day tasks of living to reflect on the small details of my day. It places the small moments into the context of the cycles and processes of nature that are continually in motion.

Each piece, through it's creation and use, is a reminder of the intricate processes on which life depends: pollination to fruit, fruit to food, food to nourishment, nourishment to community, and our communal place in a larger ecosystem.

My work also connects me to my greater community. Ceramics, as tactile, durable and useful objects, become integrated into the daily routine: a necklace, the morning cup of coffee, the vase on the table, the casserole dish at dinner and the art tile on the wall. They are the small details that make a house a home. A home in which we make food and drink, share and celebrate, and build the foundation of our lives.

This of a kind necklace is composed of individually fashioned wood and ceramic tiles. The wood is walnut that has been sanded until it feels silky. The subtle image is that of a garlic plant. The clove sits just below the soil and the leaves tower above. The pattern is carved into a wet stoneware tile which is then bisque fired. The pattern is enhanced with washes and glazes. The tile was then fired to completion in a cone 10 soda firing. Rose hued glass beads and wire connect all the components.

The walnut tile measures 2" by 3/4". The ceramic tile measures 1 1/8" x 2".
The necklace chain length is approximately 17 inches (measuring from clasp to clasp).

Please contact me for international shipping rate.
The process of creating centers my being. It combines my roles as artist, scientist, gardener, cook, wife and mother. Ceramics carves out a space, between raising children, weeding garden rows, reading, hiking, and the every day tasks of living to reflect on the small details of my day. It places the small moments into the context of the cycles and processes of nature that are continually in motion.

Each piece, through it's creation and use, is a reminder of the intricate processes on which life depends: pollination to fruit, fruit to food, food to nourishment, nourishment to community, and our communal place in a larger ecosystem.

My work also connects me to my greater community. Ceramics, as tactile, durable and useful objects, become integrated into the daily routine: a necklace, the morning cup of coffee, the vase on the table, the casserole dish at dinner and the art tile on the wall. They are the small details that make a house a home. A home in which we make food and drink, share and celebrate, and build the foundation of our lives.

This of a kind necklace is composed of individually fashioned wood and ceramic tiles. The wood is walnut that has been sanded until it feels silky. The subtle image is that of a garlic plant. The clove sits just below the soil and the leaves tower above. The pattern is carved into a wet stoneware tile which is then bisque fired. The pattern is enhanced with washes and glazes. The tile was then fired to completion in a cone 10 soda firing. Rose hued glass beads and wire connect all the components.

The walnut tile measures 2" by 3/4". The ceramic tile measures 1 1/8" x 2".
The necklace chain length is approximately 17 inches (measuring from clasp to clasp).

Please contact me for international shipping rate.

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If you are requesting a custom order, I require a 50% non-refundable deposit before work is started (to cover the initial costs of materials and to have proof of a commitment) and the remainder of the payment (50%) prior to shipping.

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If an item is damaged upon arrival, please notify us within 5 days.

If you are not completely satisfied with your order- please email us at adelheid.west [!at] gmail.com or convo us through ETSY and we can figure out a solution.

Our goal is to make the details that make your house into a home.

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Items will be shipped USPS Priority almost always.

Packages arrive 2-3 business days after they are marked as shipped- most of the time. There can be delays with US Postal Service and those are out of our control. We always will provide a tracking number. Please be patient and notify us if a package does not arrive within a few days of the expected date.

Some items will ship quickly, others, not so much- it all depends on where I am in the process. Each piece takes days to make, days to dry, days to fire, a day to glaze, and several more to glaze fire.

If you are requesting a custom order, or more than 3 pieces let me know and we can work out a deal on the shipping.

Please keep in mind that there are other costs associated with shipping besides postage. Ceramics are fragile, and because of that it needs to be specially wrapped, padded and carefully shipped. All of this increases the cost of shipping an item. Thank you for understanding.

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