I made this necklace several weeks ago, but for some reason never got around to blogging it:
It’s an 18k gold hand-fabricated pendant on a 14k chain. Very simple, but I’ve been wearing it a lot lately for that very reason. It goes with almost anything.
Here are the “companion” earrings:
I expected to love these earrings, and in some respects, I do. They hang nicely, they are simple but eye catching… what is the problem though? I think I’m not happy with the way the “blobs” melted, which effects the shape of the finished pieces. They are a bit too thick and I wasn’t able to dome them as nicely as I did the necklace. Eventually, I will melt these down and re-make them.
Tuesday mornings I go to my jewelry studio and work with a great teacher and several very talented jewelry designers. Below is a photo of me and my teacher, Ralph Goldstein, taken earlier in the year: