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Oceanus - Lapis Lazuli and Copper Neckla

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by Abby Hook

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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Romantic, Whimsical
Abby Hook on craftsy.com

Who is this project for? Women

Abby Hook on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? This swirling neckpiece with it's deep blue accents of Lapis Lazuli stones reminds me of the Oceans on our planet. The centre stone is a large tear-drop shaped Lapis Lazuli cabochon( 1 7/8" tall, 1 1/4" at it's widest point), which I have set using the Viking knitting technique, this is surrounded by a large frame of copper wire, which I have hand shaped and hammered. I have layered the frame wires to add depth to the design and embellished some of the swirls with Lapis Lazuli and copper beads of varying sizes. The centre piece is 3 3/4" at it's widest point, 2 3/4" tall and the hole piece is curved slightly by 1/4"). This centre piece hangs from 2 Viking knit chains, which are finished with handmade wire cones and a hook clasp, each chain is 9 3/4". The total length of the necklace is 21" I have oxidised this piece to highlight the detail.

Abby Hook on craftsy.com

stunning; I agreed with the others.

06/15/2012 Flag

Thank you :)

06/16/2012 Flag

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!! Absolutely breathtaking! Wow!

06/17/2012 Flag

Thank you so much Susan :)

06/18/2012 Flag

WOW

06/18/2012 Flag

Thank you :)

06/20/2012 Flag

I love this

07/04/2012 Flag

fantastic! Beautiful work

07/08/2012 Flag

What a beautiful combo. Absolutely love the wire work, what an ingenious way to mount the large lapis.

07/14/2012 Flag

Thank you :) I wanted to show the Lapis off as much as possible and also reflect the pattern of the chain in the setting

07/16/2012 Flag

I love it!

08/05/2012 Flag

Thank you :)

08/08/2012 Flag