INSPIRATION: This piece was handmade for a fashion show. The process is called reticulation. Reticulation is when you heat the metal until the surface area starts to metal. When the metal cools it creates an unique and fascinating texture- almost like crumpled paper.
ABOUT THE STONES: Part of my fascination with jewelry making is the stones. What do they mean? Where did they come from? Below find the meaning of the stones of this particular piece. Please keep in mind that gemstones and semi-precious gemstones have many different meanings to many different cultures- these are just what I’ve found in my research! :)
***QUARTZ brings strength and clarity to the intellectual, aiding concentration and memory retention, and filtering out distractions. Its hypnotic quality is conducive to sleep, helping one to understand the messages and lessons conveyed during the dream state. It is also a respected stone for death, included in many cultures in funeral rites and placed in tombs, urns, and sepulchers.
WHERE ARE THE STONES FROM? West Lafayette & Thailand
HANDMADE IN CHICAGO WITH LOVE ♥
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