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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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knight1128 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
amazing, great and wow!
Did you make this picture?
Great job! <3
serapisart Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
nice job
ZozoCoco14 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011  Hobbyist
Oh my gosh that is beautiful.
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.
AoiRoyal Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
Wow. So beautiful. Lost for words.
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
Queenen Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010  Student Digital Artist
This is so beautiful o.o
Luna-Eleides Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010
So pweetttyyyyyy D:
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 :)
13-15-15-14-10-1 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great job~!
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