Modern Sapphire Cuff Bracelet by Susan Wachler Jewelry

Modern Sapphires



Linear forged texture highlights form and shadow in this modern sapphire cuff bracelet. Elegant white sapphires are framed between rough and fragmented textures in an elegant dichotomy in this asymmetrical cuff bracelet.

A modern sapphire cuff bracelet organically fused in sterling silver, Modern Sapphires fuses edgy texture and classic elegance. Hand forged, fused and flush set with gorgeous sapphires, this cuff sparkles brilliantly from every angle, reflecting light accented with a beautiful black patina.

This tension fit cuff slides on like a bangle, and is available in small, medium, and large cuff sizes.

Note from the Artist

I hand forged these modern sapphire cuff bracelets entirely by hand. I’m fascinated with the textures created by combining fusing, gemstones, and forging. Each piece on my workbench is special, but with Modern Sapphires I was inspired by the delicious visual tension of juxtaposed textures.

Subtle dappled texture in forged linear silver is highlighted by the elegant sparkle of white sapphire. The contrast of organically raw fused sterling silver and sapphire framing air brings a visual excitement to this unique modern sapphire cuff bracelet. Linear lines of patina darkened forged silver draw the eye, while the gleam and sparkle of white sapphire against hammered texture elegantly reflects the light.

Probably one of the most rewarding things to create is handmade texture- and the varying textures in Modern Sapphires 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 Modern Sapphires.

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