My hand made paper has been created by recycling used paper into pulp and adding inclusions of corn silk, apple blossoms and peonies. Beads are hand made with various textures, inka pastes and silver leaf foil. The completed design has been strung on black t-shirt cord with complimenting colors between the focal pendant and hand made beads in shades of mauve with splashes of silver and pale salmon.
The bail has been created with no metal contacting your skin, great for those with metal allergies. There is no clasp, the design simply pops over your head, is light weight and sits comfortably around the neck line.
All pieces from my signature collection are strung on up-cycled t-shirt cord that I have washed, dried with mother nature, hand cut and stretched. Measurements below include both the necklace length and the length of the necklace being stretched.
The base of my pendant and bail (which is reinforced for added strength) are created from polymer clay that go through several iterations of baking & sanding.
The top surface of my pendants receive between 3 - 5 layers of resin that I hand pour and coat the edges with.
Each of the beads, pendant and bail have their own unique texture, shape and surface finish. No two beads or pendant/bail are identical which add to their charm of handmade.
Length of necklace incl Pendant: 27 cm
Length of necklace cord: 24 cm
Length of necklace cord stretched: 28 cm