Artisan Original Tiny Watercolor Painting Sterling Silver & Glass Ice Cream Love Friendship Statement Necklace

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Artisan Original Tiny Watercolor Painting Sterling Silver & Glass Ice Cream Love Friendship Statement Necklace

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$115.00

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Item details

Handmade

Materials

Glass, Paper, Silver

Gemstone: Quartz

Dimensions

Necklace length: 17 Inches; Pendant height: 1 Inches; Pendant width: 1 Inches

This piece started as a tiny drawing, then to an original watercolor painting of a pink ice cream cone, on a green background. Simple, Beautiful. After the painting dried, I then covered it in gesso (to make it waterproof and durable), and made a custom pendant frame out of solid sterling silver. I placed the painting in the pendant, then covered it with a thick piece of glass... the perfect wearable art! The silver has been oxidized and antiqued, and the work is quite rustic. You will see (intentional) solder lines, uneven design, and yet, it fits together with strength and dignity. The handmade pendant has this stamped on the reverse:

"Your Love is Better than Ice Cream"

I hand-forged the petite, yet strong chain of faceted raspberry quartz finished with textured links. It is incredibly strong, yet still feminine. This piece is an original, one of kind, and will never be duplicated. Over 20 hours of work has been installed into this piece, from original sketch, to painting, to finishing, to forging the silver.

See more about how I made this pendant here: https://bonniejeanhardwear.wordpress.com/2018/08/05/the-journey-begins/

The pendant itself is just about 1" square, but hung from the attached chain as a diamond - plus the height of the hand-forged unique bail. The length is adjustable up to about 17". All metal is antiqued (oxidized) solid and hand-forged sterling silver.

This piece is an original painting and hand-forged frame. There will never be another exactly like it! Incredible gift item for a friend, parent, child, or lover.

OPTIONS:

I can also add a charm with a phrase, name or date. Please inquire.

ABOUT ALL OF OUR PIECES:

>> Bonnie Jean HardWear pieces come in a custom tin, ready for gift giving.

>> Free First Class Shipping on all of our items! (You may upgrade if needed)

>> This One of a Kind Necklace is READY to SHIP, and will be mailed within one business day.

>> This is a one of a kind piece, but if you'd like something similar, please feel free to ask!

>> All of our pieces are made right here in Tacoma, WA, USA by metalsmith Bonnie Swensrud & family with love.
This piece started as a tiny drawing, then to an original watercolor painting of a pink ice cream cone, on a green background. Simple, Beautiful. After the painting dried, I then covered it in gesso (to make it waterproof and durable), and made a custom pendant frame out of solid sterling silver. I placed the painting in the pendant, then covered it with a thick piece of glass... the perfect wearable art! The silver has been oxidized and antiqued, and the work is quite rustic. You will see (intentional) solder lines, uneven design, and yet, it fits together with strength and dignity. The handmade pendant has this stamped on the reverse:

"Your Love is Better than Ice Cream"

I hand-forged the petite, yet strong chain of faceted raspberry quartz finished with textured links. It is incredibly strong, yet still feminine. This piece is an original, one of kind, and will never be duplicated. Over 20 hours of work has been installed into this piece, from original sketch, to painting, to finishing, to forging the silver.

See more about how I made this pendant here: https://bonniejeanhardwear.wordpress.com/2018/08/05/the-journey-begins/

The pendant itself is just about 1" square, but hung from the attached chain as a diamond - plus the height of the hand-forged unique bail. The length is adjustable up to about 17". All metal is antiqued (oxidized) solid and hand-forged sterling silver.

This piece is an original painting and hand-forged frame. There will never be another exactly like it! Incredible gift item for a friend, parent, child, or lover.

OPTIONS:

I can also add a charm with a phrase, name or date. Please inquire.

ABOUT ALL OF OUR PIECES:

>> Bonnie Jean HardWear pieces come in a custom tin, ready for gift giving.

>> Free First Class Shipping on all of our items! (You may upgrade if needed)

>> This One of a Kind Necklace is READY to SHIP, and will be mailed within one business day.

>> This is a one of a kind piece, but if you'd like something similar, please feel free to ask!

>> All of our pieces are made right here in Tacoma, WA, USA by metalsmith Bonnie Swensrud & family with love.

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I am happy to customize your order by adding a disc or tag with personalized information. I can also stamp the back of some items. If you'd like an item similar to one pictured, but maybe in a different metal or with a different phrase, etc., just contact me. I can often accommodate! Of course, charges may apply.
All natural metals, including silver, copper, and brass, will naturally tarnish over time. This can easily be corrected with a treated polishing cloth, or if your item is antiqued or brushed, steel wool #000. Questions? Just let me know.
All of my items arrive in packaging suitable for gift giving. I am also happy to send directly to your recipient with a gift card, free of charge. Just let me know when you order.

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