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Deepest Ocean Labradorite by Nambroth Deepest Ocean Labradorite by Nambroth
This is a Labradorite carefully hand wrapped in Argentium sterling silver. This pendant rolls with the deepest rich blues, and the stone has a deep cut and a very dark base, which makes the pendant very deep, quiet, and powerful.

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 here: [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 100% self taught, 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. 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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:iconknight1128:
knight1128 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
BEAUTIFUL!!
amazing, great and wow!
Did you make this picture?
Great job! <3
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serapisart Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
nice job
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ZozoCoco14 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011  Hobbyist
Oh my gosh that is beautiful.
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juurineko Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
The stone is beautiful and the metal work enchanting. ^^ This is just beautiful!! T^T I would buy this one if I could.
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AoiRoyal Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
Wow. So beautiful. Lost for words.
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AngelFire1447 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
:love:i love your work and wish that i could buy one. unfortunately, i'm too young and can't afford one
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Queenen Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010  Student Digital Artist
This is so beautiful o.o
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Luna-Eleides Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010
So pweetttyyyyyy D:
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AmandaDrage Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
I love how the wire pieces going across the top and down the sides echo the natural lines formed in the stone. I've tried this and it's bloody difficult :XD: and that was using very thin gauge wire which is easily manipulated (far too easily actually) so I can only begin to imagine the patience and ability to fiddle with small things required for this. Looks stunning :)
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13-15-15-14-10-1 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great job~!
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solarkittygirl Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
pretty :D
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Nickle5525 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
wow! That is so pretty!
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TheQuietArtist12 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very, very pretty :heart:
I have a green-red-orange-yellow-ish necklace made of amolite (Or something like that), and it has the exact same glow effect :meow:
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Toadiko25 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010   Traditional Artist
It's so beautiful!!! :D
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ChaosFay Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
I love the intensity of the color. Nicely done!
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skezzcrom Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Nice work :)
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Rosenquartz Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the shapes and textures (if that makes sense :/ ) of the wire wrapping. And such a beautiful blue!
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WardofSesshomaru Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
This is lovely! If I had the surplus cash for one of these, I'd buy one! hmmm...^_^
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HMart Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
very beautifull; really amazing color
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neocat81 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
wow!! exquisite! labradorite is definitely the new rock of choice. this piece looks very professional and it does have power. this would be a great elven piece.
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Elizelda Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Student General Artist
Wow that's a beautiful colour. I love all the shades of blue you can see in it and the elegant, simple design.
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chiutina Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful~
I like blue~:)
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eternal-evie Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
it's so beautiful...
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cloudstar-wolf Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010   General Artist
I love wire wrapping! It's so neat to me how everyone can have almost all the basic- same supplies- the different styles of wires with the round, half round and squares, almost the same cabs.... and yet each piece reflects the carriage of the creator and has it's own 'style'.

Well done!

I really enjoy this one, it looks so tightly seated in it's setting, and yet- not. And has a wonderful flow!
Thank you for sharing!
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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FallenAngle2 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
wow amazing
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Gizzygirl234 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
It looks like "Heart of the ocean" - I've been looking for it for years but its a rare type of opal now that is hard to find with a good clarity :/
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kinnikufanchick11011 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
oooo pretty!! do you have a wedding ring version?
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thanks! Sadly no, I do not have the means to craft rings.
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thatfrenchgirl Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
great metal work!
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Caticus Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
I am going to get me one of these beautiful pendants in a few months or so... You wouldn't happen to have/are planning on making any pendants that are any shade of green [link] any time soon? Or even tiger [link] ? I was just wondering. :meow:
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010  Professional General Artist
I have been itching to get some really nice green stones, because green is my favorite color. But the stones with the best color (i.e. Peridot, green sapphire, etc) are out of my budget most of the time for jewelry making. :( Still, I will be looking because I want to work with green!

Tiger's Eye on the other hand is a distinct possibility! :)
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Caticus Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Hooray! :dance: Green is also my favorite color, and any shade would be magnificent... I could even wait for it because I'm sure it would look brilliant. Everything of yours is brilliant, by the way. I want them alllll.

And OHHH Tiger's Eye... Then I may just need to save up for two. :ohnoes:
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cloudstar-wolf Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010   General Artist
Sorry for butting in on the conversation! But I love me my rocks!

Have you thought about Malachite, Serpentine or some species of Tourmaline for the green colors? Malachite seems pretty easy in price and has such a deeeep green to it!

Sorry again! Hope it helps some :)
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
Hi, thanks for your suggestions! I am picky picky when it comes to stones.. XD I don't care for malachite, I have worked with serpentine before, and I'd love some nice tourmaline but stones large enough and with a color I enjoy are usually out of my price range, alas! D:
I sometimes get green amethyst which if the color is there is an enjoyable green to me, and I have worked with opal and ammoline which can have green hues. I really love stones that have a life to them and don't often work with opaque stones. Not that there is anything wrong with them! It's just not what I favor. :)
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cloudstar-wolf Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010   General Artist
No!! I completely understand what you're saying! With me it's the same, I like black stones but I don't like Onyx or Jet- I like Obsidian and Hematite more... And Petersite is my * sighs longingly after* stone, but only the blue variety.... I was working with a gal to buy a few beads here and there of it :)...

On a rock note though... XD your so lucky to be able to work with Opal- it's really funny because opals and the women in my family don't mix at all- stones break, get lost, disinegrate, or in my case get stolen... silly opals XD.

Good luck on your search and acquisitions! Can't wait to see more of this from you :)
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RubiconsInferno Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Wow I will never tire of looking at the beautiful necklaces you make, seriously! :D
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serook77 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
so wonderful
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Exquisite!!
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Tsuki-Hana14 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
THERE IS NO FUCKING WAY YOUR NAME IS JENNIFER MILLER!

Lol my best friend's name is Jenafer Miller :XD:
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010  Professional General Artist
I'm afraid so. D:
There are quite a few of us. Jennifer was a very common name for my generation.
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Tsuki-Hana14 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Heehee, I just found that funny :)
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o-Kleodora-o Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Another gorgeous pendant! It really does remind me of the sea... <3
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