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This little bird's nest is woven from fine silver wire and contains three freshwater pearl "eggs". A sweet necklace for someone special. About 3/4 inch (2 cm) in diameter, hung on a slim oxidized sterling chain, 18" or cut to your measure.

Variations are possible on the number of pearls, just ask.

Birds make their nests using materials they find in their environment. They use twigs, leaves, feathers and grasses, even hair, mud or bits of trash to build shelters for their delicate eggs. Some are very simple, and some are so densely and elaborately woven that they are used for many generations.

As real birds do, I started making these nests out of bits I found lying around. I collect all the scraps from my unsuccessful projects and experiments in wire crochet. When there's enough, I crumple up the leftover bits of mesh and bind them tightly together into a nest. Former "mistakes" find new life this way as nesting material - it lets me feel free to try new ideas!

The symbolism of the bird's nest makes it a great gift. It's perfect to celebrate a pregnancy. People order them for their mothers, grandmothers or sisters with with one egg for each sibling in the family. One bride gave pendants to her mother and mother-in-law on her wedding day to commemorate the couple "leaving the nest". And another bride chose one to wear for her wedding, moved by the fact that they are made using pieces from former mistakes. Both she and her husband, her childhood sweetheart, had made the mistake of marrying the wrong people before they found each other again and made their home together. Three pearls were for her three new step-sons.

This piece is made-to-order just for you. My usual turnaround time is one week. Let me know if you have a particular deadline and I will do my best to work with you.

Made-to-order items can be customized in ways such as substituting a metal or changing a size. Please contact me for details.

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precious meshes by emily conroy dorn | philadelphia

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bird nest necklace, oxidized silver, 3 freshwater pearl eggs

$47.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: metal, wire, fine silver, mesh, pearls, sterling silver
  • Made to order
  • Feedback: 309 reviews
  • Ships from Pennsylvania, United States to select countries.