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New! My first attempt at a hummingbird, tucked into this little locket. This fluttering, buzzing creature is carefully blended from a deep cobalt blue to cream highlights against a periwinkle blue background. Everything is painted in oil enamel, which is very durable and vibrant. I think it turned out quite elegant, if I do say so myself.

Perfect gift for a gardener or bird-lover.

Each piece is photographed before posting, so the one depicted in the pictures is precisely what this listing is for. The painting is built up over many days, allowing first the background and then the layers to dry as details and colors are added. It's durable and water-resistant.

MATERIAL:
The locket is two-tone brass and comes from vintage stock, so each piece has its own bit of natural tarnish. The diameter of the sphere is 18 mm - same as a dime.
Many people have told me they prefer to wear them closed and keep the painting a secret, though I love to wear them open on display. Either way they're quite magnetic. The chain is raw brass which will oxidize to a deep vintage gold over time (don't worrry, it doesn't mark skin or clothes). It measures 20" (50.8 centimeters), and is closed with a lobster clasp.

SHIPPING:
Each locket comes in its very own decorative tin (surprise!). Padded kraft envelopes will keep it snug and safe. Shipping is first class with delivery confirmation (tracking) for domestic packages, and first class with a customs form for international. I ship 2-3 days a week, to get orders out promptly.

Thanks for browsing! If you're curious about a custom order please feel free to send a convo. See more wonders and doodles at: http://www.kharaledonne.com
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Hummingbird Locket - Hand-painted in Periwinkle and Cobalt Blue with Cream - Vintage Stock Brass Ball

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: brass locket, brass chain, lobster clasp, oil paint, oil enamel, tiny brushes
  • Feedback: 808 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from New York, United States
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