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This is a Labradorite carefully hand wrapped in Argentium sterling silver.

Labradorite is an amazing stone that can appear dark at first, until you move it and the stone comes alive with colors flashing within. The effect is similar in appearance to opal fire. It is called chatoyancy/labradorescence, which is a fancy way of saying that the color 'flashes' or 'rolls' across the stone, like cat's-eye but far more vibrantly. It is a natural stone, and the effect is caused by refractive layers within the stone. It cannot be simulated or dyed to look that way!

FAQ stuff, please read before asking:

- Yes! I do sell these! They are for sale on my personal site: [link]

-I hand wrap these pieces with nothing more than my fingers and some bitty pliers.
-I purchase the stones already cut and polished from rock and gem shows.
-My silver is purchased directly from a precious metals silver refinery.
-I use several different gauge and shaped wires in each piece.
-My methods are unplanned and haphazard and I do not plan on creating tutorials on how to make these. If you want to learn wire-wrapping there are already some good tutorials out there if you search on Google.

Thanks for looking. :)
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Jenya88's avatar
Jenya88's avatar
You're welcome :)
ErinM31's avatar
Elegantly beautiful! I love the colors of the Labradorite and curls of silver! :love:
When I can afford to, I shall definitely be a customer! :)
Kateryu's avatar
Just wanted you to know that I featured this piece in my latest blog post, if that's ok! You can view it here: [link] . I can take it down if you don't like it.
Nambroth's avatar
Wow, thank you! :)
Wow! You are such a multi-talented artist! I find your gallery so interesting in its diversity & think your jewellry is amazing! I feel so excited for your future ~ it surely has to be full of sales!
Ombre1988's avatar
I love your art. It looks so fragile and beautiful like right out of a fantasy book. Unfortunately that's way over my budget but I hope you're still selling these awesome pieces when I'm finished studying and earning money :)
KigaWeirdo's avatar
Amazing... I love the way the curves embrace the jewel.
Tamayatz's avatar
that's pretty!
EagleWingGallery's avatar
Beautiful. Great work on the curls
Xerces's avatar
Incredible work! amazing wrap for such an elegant looking stone :)
ShadowRittach's avatar
I love your pendants, they inspired me to start making wire wrapped pendants. ^^ You're great with the wire, no flaws or anything.

I also had a quick question on the labradorite. I've gotten some in the past- cheap stuff with minimal shine and color. I was wondering how much a piece like this generally costs. Seeing how much color it has, it must be somewhat costly?
FiendPets's avatar
That's a great piece! I collect stones and have several pieces of labradorite, and this one is just so bright! The metalwork around it frames the perfect angle. Very nice!
Ksenia1985's avatar
shape is great
Ellygator's avatar
Fantastic and sweeping wrap!
Noble-Gryphon's avatar
Wow! Wish I could wrap like that great stuff
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alexluna's avatar
Beautiful! Drooling over the design. My favorite parts are the coiled corners. Beautiful.
DancingDragon's avatar
Another lovely piece! One day, I keep telling myself, one day I will be able to afford one of your works! Curse my "don't spend much money on self" ethics.
SilkenWinds's avatar
I always enjoy looking at these Nambroth. Your talents are exceedingly high, you lucky girl you! :)
cris-tina12's avatar
Wow so creative..
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