Monday, July 13, 2009


Here's my New Necklace!
(front and back)

I'm going to exercise my artistic freedom and call it a choker at 14". I used two Basil leaves and a Opalescent Topaz. Umm Umm. Pretty! It turned out to be allot more girlie than I had envisioned. I used another bezel setting for the topaz! I'm starting to get the hang of it... this particular topaz had been set aside for a prong setting but I did not feel up to conquering that! I'll save it for another day.
And as always, the back is detailed too. One of my pet peeves I guess is when a piece of jewelry has great detail, then you turn it around and the detail turns to mush. Now, I know that most people wont even set eyes on the back of your jewelry, but for my own piece of mind. I like to know that my necklace that I am wearing is detailed all around. Like a real leaf. Or, like a real object. It makes it more real, gives it more weight.

Many more chokers to come...


  1. This piece is really cute, especially because it's a great new version of the traditional bow!

  2. This is darling! I can totally see myself wearing one of these.