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Evening Zephyr Labradorite Pendant by Nambroth Evening Zephyr Labradorite Pendant by Nambroth
This is a Labradorite carefully hand wrapped in Argentium sterling silver. I get excited about drop shaped stones for some reason-- they are just so elegant, to me. This one has such pretty blue colors! It has a hole drilled so I was able to create a very open setting.

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, 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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CharlottLeBronte Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012   General Artist
This is so beautiful, it looks almost like you've captured a gloomy forest scene and enclosed it in stone!
Kattvinge Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Ahh's and Ohhh's comes in truck-loads from me :)

Sweet heavens, such good work!!
Quick-Step Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist
The natural crack lines in this stone are just breathtaking. It is a lovely pendant and a beautiful picture!
Candleaire Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is very awesome :)
SpottacusCheetah Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Pretty. Like the curlzes on teh wires
tityanya Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Man, I wish I could afford these, they are so amazing <3
misk122 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student
that so beautiful, XD i love it <3
NnyorNieorKnee Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
It is so amazing~!
schechnerj Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
SO pretty :)
snoogaloo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful color!!!!
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