Heart Connections Vesuvianite Green Earrings by Susan Wachler Jewelry
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Heart Connections


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Heart Connections

Product Description

Rich Vesuvianite green earrings feature beautifully forged sterling silver riveted spiculums in these one of a kind art jewelry earrings. The imperfect and highly textured silver shows a texturing in the sterling made from careful control of torch flame, heating the surface until there is a shimmer and then backing away the torch. The textured silver hollowforms are then riveted with pebbles of silver, allowing the imperfectly perfect silver panels to dance and swing beautifully beneath stunning Vesuvianite gemstone bezels.

These sterling silver Vesuvianite green earrings are inspired by the connections in our lives. Unexpectedly displaced, yet riveted and hardwired for connection. Hand forged sterling silver earrings with just the right amount of rough elegance. Textured living, holding on, finding the Oneness in our shared humanity. Knowing that wherever we are, however we get there, we can call to our ancestors for guidance and belonging. Although the actual result may depend on its color, these beautiful green stones carry the vibration within both of the heart chakras, and within the solar plexus chakra. This stone’s specific energy is powerful to unite these chakras, and will aid you to follow your heart.

From top of ear wires, these measure 2.8” in length. These are completely hand fabricated from sterling silver and they have been made in my one person shop in Atlanta GA USA.

Note from the Artist

I made these sterling silver vesuvianite earrings entirely by hand. I’m fascinated with the textures created by combining fusing, granulation, and forging. Each piece on my workbench is special, but with Heart Connections I am inspired by the layers of experience that make us hardwired for connection.

Every experience we have shapes our nature, giving us the strength to achieve our wildest dreams, to overcome unexpected setbacks, and to endure life’s toughest conflicts. Overcoming obstacles and achieving long held dreams, our life is a montage of defining moments conquered and memories claimed. We see the reflection of these struggles in every person we meet. Each one of us walking the path of life, alone yet together in our shared humanity.

A spiculum is a curved tubular segment found in many creatures and plants throughout the world. Bursting forth in every environment imaginable, life grows in a myriad of shapes and sizes. From the tiniest cellular organism to the mightiest redwood tree, the multitude of varying forms is fascinating.  Linear lines of forged textures draw the eye, while the gorgeous patina highlighting the polished details elegantly reflects the light of the shimmering green Vesuvianite gemstones.

Probably one of the most rewarding things to create is handmade texture- and the texture in Heart Connections is no exception. I always approach the creation of texture a bit like a mad scientist. The alchemy of fire, force, and metal is unpredictable and enthralling. Each hammer blow shapes the metal in a new direction. Each pass of a torch runs the risk of artistic implosion, where the metal could sink into a formless mass once more. The thrill of creation is echoed in the rush of artistic freedom with every moment, until the final texture is achieved. 

I hope you enjoy Heart Connections.

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