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November brings in cooler weather causing orange, red, and yellow leaves to fall, and the holidays are approaching (think decorations and gold luster)!

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Autumn Falling Leaves Stoneware Pendant Necklace with
Ladybug and Earrings Set on Gold-filled French Wires

This necklace and earring set is handmade stoneware glazed in colors of orange, yellow and tinges of green. I used real leaves for vein imprints in the stoneware clay. Handmade maroon teardrop glass beads by artisans at Unicorne Beads (they remind me of cranberries!) are combined with faceted red Aventurine stone beads, red porcelain and gold-tone beads. A hand-forged bronze ring holds a gold-tone ladybug on front of my leaf pendant.

The bronze leather cord closed with gold-tone cord ends and lobster clasp. Above the pendant are my handmade stoneware beads in colors of peach and brown with maroon accent. The earring stoneware pieces are also glazed in yellow and orange and hang from gold-filled French wires and round rings with a twist pattern. My stoneware is formed from clay and twice fired to 2000+ degrees F in my kiln, “wearable pottery.”

Measurements:
• Necklace: 22" long, 2mm round bronze leather cord
• Pendant: 2½" long, 1½" wide, 1/8” thick
• Earrings: Stoneware 1¼” long, 5/8” wide, 1/8” thick, Earring drop is 2”

Autumn Falling Leaves Stoneware Pendant Necklace with
Ladybug and Earrings Set on Gold-filled French Wires

Price is $49.95 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for shipping costs elsewhere.

 

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Handmade Acorn Stoneware Pendant Necklace with
African Brass, Wood and Czech Glass Beads

This necklace features a handmade stoneware acorn pendant, formed from clay and twice fired to 2000+ degrees F in my kiln, with colors of tan and green. I made a mold from real acorns to imprint my stoneware clay for the pendant. The necklace has brass beads from West Africa. Each bead is made individually through the Lost Wax Process technique which is a traditional bead making process in Ghana.

Carved brown wood and bone beads, painted round wooden beads, and Czech glass faceted beads are strung on natural brown leather. The necklace closes with gold-tone cord ends and a lobster clasp. A gold-tone pewter ring holds the pendant. The warm fall colors of the tan acorns, gold brass and brown wood beads will put you into an autumn mood!

Measurements:
• Necklace: 19" long, 3mm round natural brown leather cord
• Pendant: 2¼” long, 1-3/8” wide, ¼” thick
• Beads: vary from 3/8" round to ¾” round

Handmade Acorn Stoneware Pendant Necklace with African Brass,
Wood and Czech Glass Beads is a One-Of-A-Kind set
and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $34.95 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for International shipping costs

 

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Handmade Stoneware Earrings with Gold Luster
Decoration on Gold-Filled Ear Wires

These earrings are handmade with a speckled stoneware clay that I formed, added high temperature wire, and fired three times to 2000+ degrees F. in my kiln. After drying, the stoneware was bisque fired, then a cranberry rose color glaze was applied and it was glaze fired to 2185 degrees Fahrenheit, then the gold luster was applied and the earrings were fired a third time to adhere the luster.

Gold luster is real gold dissolved in an oil, and when the oil burns off in the kiln, a deposit of pure gold is left behind on the piece. The ear wires are gold-filled which is composed of more gold than gold-plated. To be gold-filled, the gold alloy must make up 5% of the item’s total product weight.

The earrings are on gold-filled “horse-eye” shaped ear wires with beads of wood, sunstone gemstone and brown Tibetan DZI agate in complementary colors. (Gold-filled is a solid layer of gold, 5% of weight.) Today’s Tibetan DZI agate beads are “mock” DZI and meant to resemble etched stones first created between 2000 and 1000 B.C. in the Indus Valley. Metaphysically, Tibetan DZI agates are said to be stones of protection.

Gold-filled is much more affordable than solid gold but with the same beautiful color and shine. It is more durable than gold-plated metals because the gold content is significantly thicker. On the stoneware you’ll find my leaf stamp I like to add as my artist mark to remind you of nature’s beauty and constant renewal!

Measurements:
• Ear Wires: 24 by 10mm
• Stoneware Pieces: 1¼” long, 3/8” wide, 3/16” thick
• Earring drop: 1¾” long

Handmade Stoneware Earrings with Gold Luster Decoration on Gold-Filled
Ear Wire is a One-Of-A-Kind set and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $29.95 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for International shipping costs

 

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Ornament Pair: Green & Gold and Maroon & Gold with
Oxidized Silver Brass Stampingsand Bead Decoration
on Silk Cord with Star Ribbon Accent

The holidays are approaching and soon you may be decorating a tree or wreath for your home decor! These 4½-inch long, 4-inch wide (1-3/4” deep) plastic ornaments are decorated inside with alcohol ink in gold, green, and maroon. I created them in holiday color combinations: one is green and gold, the other is maroon and gold (I applied the inks inside so the color won’t rub off). The removable silver-tone ornament tops have a string for hanging from a tree or could be adhered to a wreath or ornament stand (2 “S” hooks are also provided).

Each ornament is decorated with its own silk cord “necklace” around its “neck,” holding beads and a flat, antiqued silver (oxidized) brass stamping of a floral wreath in matte finish on its front. Each silk cord’s ends are also decorated with beads of porcelain, Howlite stone, and silver-tone metal. The front of the green ornament is adorned with beads of terracotta, green Czech glass, red ceramic and silver-tone metal above the round brass stamping.

The maroon and gold ornament’s front is adorned with beads of green Czech glass, green ceramic and silver-tone metal above its wreath stamping. For the finishing touch, copper color “star” ribbon is added for a festive touch! They are hollow inside and the top is removal. Happy holidays!

Measurements:
• Ornament: 4½” tall (with silver top), 4” wide and 1¾” deep.
• Earrings: 1¼” long, ½” wide, ¼” thick

"Ornament Pair: Green & Gold and Maroon & Gold with Oxidized Silver Brass
Stampings and Bead Decoration on Silk Cord with Star Ribbon Accent"
is a One-Of-A-Kind set and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $29.95 with FREE shipping shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for International shipping costs