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Contrasts Labradorite Pendant by Nambroth Contrasts Labradorite Pendant by Nambroth
This is a Labradorite carefully hand wrapped in Argentium sterling silver. I thought this piece was pretty cool, as it is divided into orange and blue.

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.</B>

Thanks for looking. :)
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ZeldaAm Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It kind of looks like a peacock feather!
NaturePunk Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
The light that the stone catches is phenomenal. This piece really stands out!
Dark-small-leaf Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhhggg! These are beautiful!please do a tutorial!!!
The-Hoarde Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Really nice work!
Amber-Illustrates Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
It almost looks as if it holds a gentle flowing river and a distant city within...! Beautiful stone :)
wolfofdesire Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist
beautiful colours
jadedluna Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
sorry to bother you but i looked on your site and i was wondering if you still have this particular piece i did not see it
Nambroth Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2010  Professional General Artist
Hi there! No bother at all. It's not listed because it sold quite a while ago, I'm afraid. My apologies!
makkie0417 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
oh so beautiful :]
Shizuku-Uzu Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
sooooo pretty!!!!!!!! you did a great job :D
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