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Complimentary Curves Lab. by Nambroth Complimentary Curves Lab. by Nambroth
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 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
Featured here [link] :)
Nambroth Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks! :)
Jenya88 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
You're welcome :)
ErinM31 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011
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 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011
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 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011  Professional General Artist
Wow, thank you! :)
Irish-Mist Featured By Owner May 2, 2011
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 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
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 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
Amazing... I love the way the curves embrace the jewel.
mad-lechuza Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010
oww! gorgeous!
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