Lately I have bought a set of red wine crystals which I simply could not resist! They looked like garnets to me, but they we not. They owned a very similar hue – deep crimson, and when one looks at them carefully, through the light, they have a slight brownish tint – just like red wine drops.
Yesterday I have matched them to sterling silver slab which I sawed from a 0.6 thick silver. I sawed the slab to a wavy shape, then hammered and flattened. On the back of the slab I soldered nine thin tubes, to enable me to pass a thin 0.8mm sterling silver wire through them. I heated the top parts of the wires to create a tiny ball at the end of each of them, and then in the end, connected the inserted wires to the wine colored cvrystals, added sterling silver chains on each side of the pendtt. I ended by oxidizing the silver.
I hung it on my neck and thought to myself : “That’s pretty!”, I also realized that the necklace I’ve handcrafted, coould be worn both sides. That is- whoever buys it will get a “two in one” necklace.
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