Archive for the ‘Pendants’ Category

dogwood pendant

Friday, September 4th, 2020
Hand-carved Dogwood Pendant, antique rose-cut diamond & OEC diamond accent, 19K rose gold

I have been wanting to carve a dogwood SOMETHING for ages now. We have them all over Portland and ever year I take about 10 million blurry phone photos of my neighbors’ trees.

I decided to make a pendant (for me! And for you in my shop) This one I’ve cast into 19K rose gold, which has a really lovely peachy color, and I’ve set this first one with a warm rose-cut diamond & an Old European cut. Love these antique guys.

Many more pics after the click:

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helicopter seed pendant

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
Hand-carved maple/helicopter seed pendant in 18K yellow gold

Who did not get a chance to play with these guys as kids? Tossing them up in the air to watch them helicopter down.. This sycamore (or maple) seedpod pendant is hand-carved, and cast into 18K yellow gold.

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husky portrait pendant

Saturday, August 29th, 2020
Hand-carved Husky mix dog portrait pendant, 14K gold

This is a carved portrait of a husky mix pup a client sent me, textured wheatgrass background. 14K yellow gold. This was a challenging one to carve for me; likenesses are hard to capture! More pics after the click..

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asclepius and magnolia pendant

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Custom hand-carved Asclepius & Magnolia blooms pendant in 18K

Pendant carved with the Asclepius symbol and surrounded by magnolia blooms (“tulip trees” people like to call them around here). 18K

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green chalcedony frog pendant

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Custom hand carved Frog pendant with green chalcedony, 14K gold

Custom designed frog pendant, set with green chalcedony cabochon. This is actually the backside of the pendant. 14K yellow gold.

Custom hand carved Frog pendant with green chalcedony, 14K gold

The color of the chalcedony is much more bright and glowy in natural daylight rather than my dim photo box 🙂

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snake neckpiece

Monday, March 9th, 2020
Custom designed & hand-carved snake neckpiece/necklace, 18K and sterling silver

This was a commissioned piece by one of my favorite customers and man, it just turned out so well! 18K gold snake with a chunky blackened sterling silver chain.

Custom designed & hand-carved snake neckpiece/necklace, 18K and sterling silver
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jade frog pendant

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Custom designed & carved Jade Frog Pendant, 14K palladium white gold

This was a custom re-design for a cool bright green jade piece my client sent me. It was to be remade into a pendant for his daughter, who was about to graduate from college.

Custom designed & carved Jade Frog Pendant, 14K palladium white gold

I carved a little tree frog on the backside. She can decide if she’s feeling jade-ish, or frog-ish, and flip the necklace accordingly.

14K palladium white gold, jade, and a platinum chain.

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ooak baroque pearl snake pendant

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
One-of-a-kind hand-carved Snake & Tahitian baroque pearl pendant, 18K

I love these unusual baroque Tahitian pearls. And of course, carving a little custom one-of-a-kind snake guy to hold it all together is just the thing. 18K & Tahitian pearl.

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amethyst pendant

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Custom designed & carved Amethyst pendant: 14K apple blossoms & songbird

This was a stone sent to me by the client: she wanted it removed from the current setting (a very simple and clunky prong situation) and have it remade into a new little something-something. It’s hard to judge scale from the photo, but the stone is about 1 inch in diameter—HUGE!

Custom designed & carved Amethyst pendant: 14K apple blossoms & songbird

The new something: a custom designed Apple Blossoms & Songbird pendant in 14K gold. It turned out so nicely!!

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it was sunny for two days in Portland

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Does that mean that it’s now spring? The plum trees around here think so.

Some springy images from last year’s photoshoot. More info & pretty pics after the click:

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