Friday, December 21, 2012


("Morgan" by Handmaden Designs LLC)

Inspired by the form of the Scottish dirks and Scottish dirk kilt pins, this stunning sterling silver chainmaille necklace is entirely woven by hand with each ring is also entirely handmade.  The necklace is a Half Persian 4-1 weave chainmaille necklace with Black Onyx and Garnets intersperced on the chain.  The centerpiece of the necklace is an Orthoceris fossil and a .75 carat oval faceted Garnet; settings for both stones are open-backed and entirely handmade.  The clasp is an S-hook clasp and has been hammered in the centered for added detail.  The length of the necklace is 19 1/4 inches with the centerpiece of the necklace just over 2 inches long.


("Thracian" by Handmaden Designs LLC)
Thracian is a European-Persian weave variant.  It combines aspects of Forars Kaede and the Medo-Pesian/Sweetpea/Fieldstone weaves and came about while tinkering with Rhino interactions.

Thracian is an original weave by Handmaden Designs LLC.