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A gemstone necklace that’s the adventure of a lifetime. Beckoning, calling, just waiting for you to take the plunge with reckless abandon. The open road, the path not yet taken, all these things speak to your soul and make your heart sing. You’re a free spirit, dancing to your own tune down every path you take.
Rustic, charming, and unique, Free Spirit is a one of a kind original that celebrates spontaneous creation and soulful reflection. Hand forged in sterling silver, this gemstone necklace features an array of Prehnite, Amethyst, Quartz crystal, and Roman glass accented with a 19 inch sterling silver hand fabricated nailhead chain, and hand fabricated hollow form cylindrical prayer box.
This necklace portion of this piece measures 19 inches, while the longest dangle is 26 inches. Please note, this necklace is adjustable to any length.
Note from the Artist
I made this gemstone necklace entirely by hand. I’m fascinated with the textures I can create combining fusing, granulation, and forging. Each piece on my workbench is special, but with Free Spirit I was inspired by the combination of gemstones.
Prehnite, the green focal stone, is a mineral that forms in volcanic regions, and I love using it because it forms such amazingly diverse textures. Pairing it with the beautifully faceted Amethyst and Quartz crystal point emphasizes those textures, and I included double riveted drops of roman glass to add a bit of unexpected sparkle.
Probably one of my favorite things to create is handmade chain- and the chain in Free Spirit is no exception. For this gemstone necklace, I decided it needed even more visual texture to balance the gorgeous crystals and minerals. I call this style of chain “nailhead chain”, and it’s so much fun to make. Each link is hand forged and fused, then twisted and warped into shape. No two like are identical, of course, right down to the hand forged incorporated clasp.
I hope you enjoy Free Spirit.