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Bright and Beautiful Labradorite Pendant by Nambroth Bright and Beautiful Labradorite Pendant by Nambroth
This is a Labradorite carefully hand wrapped in Argentium sterling silver. Honestly, sometimes I just plain run out of creative names for these. But, this stone is so wonderful that I kept it simple and descriptive!!

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.

FAQ stuff:

- Yes! I do sell these! They are for sale here: featherdust.storenvy.com/colle…

-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 100% self taught, unplanned, and haphazard; as such, 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. Just please be respectful of the work and years I've invested in learning how to create my pendants and don't directly copy my work (I rely on these to pay my bills!).

Thanks for looking. :)
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graceofbass Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
You pick such beautiful pieces of Labradorite to work with, this is beautiful!
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bonefish Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Such a vivid blue! The simple and elegant wrapping complements the stone wonderfully.
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Faerie2304 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
Whow...
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badkittyamy Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
I love you for introducing me to Labradorite, it's my new fav.
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Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow this is incredible.... I love Labradorite so much, I bought a ring with a big labradorite stone in it when I graduated from my undergrad studies, and tomorrow I'm doing my final exam for my PhD studies... perhaps if I pass I will have to treat myself to one of these to celebrate and match my ring, if there are any left!
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Professional General Artist
I love labradorite, too! Thanks for thinking of me! :)
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Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Of course! This is my favourite stone and the setting you've made is beautiful
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Jorjuh Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These are so beautiful! I actually sent my husband a link to your website in case he plans on getting me jewelry for my birthday!
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ssivo Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gotta love that stone! The cracks give it a eye-catching look and that colour! Awesome! The metal is shiny and complements it well! Great work!
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LadyCorvidaea Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gorgeous work!
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