Thursday, April 19, 2012

Charlotte






("Charlotte" by Handmaden Designs LLC)

Inspired by the festoon necklaces worn during the Victorian and Edwardian eras, this set is reminiscent of the jewellery that would have been worn aboard the Titanic. However, here, the only 'ice' to be found are the brilliantly clear crystals.

This set combines the chainmaille weaves of Telerin and Not Tao 4 Chain with wire-wrapping with elegant results.  The set is made out of copper, Black Onyx, Hematite, and raw Quartz crystals only recently dug up.  The set is entirely handmade with every ring coiled and cut by hand with even the clasps being handmade.

The necklace is 17.5 inches long and should lie at just below the neck at the collarbone; the bracelet is just under 7.5 inches long and is 1.5 inches wide at the widest point; the earrings are just under 2.5 inches long.

Telerin is an original weave by Handmaden Designs LLC.

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    1. Thanks, Teresa! I wanted to try something a little bit different. I've never made wire-wrapped bracelet links before, so that was an interesting challenge.

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