This piece was crafted as an entry into the 2017 MJSA Vision Awards. It helped me to push my own boundaries of what I could make, while striving to produce something that would be worthy to sit among the other most notable jewelers of the world.
DETAILS:~This is a solid Andamooka matrix opal, (No epoxy coating)
~The Pendant is comprised of a solid 18k yellow gold lower section, a solid sterling silver upper section, and a solid sterling silver back plate that has been rhodium plated to resist tarnishing.
~The chain is composed of solid sterling silver links, with solid 14k yellow gold accents, each set with natural peridot.
~Set with a total of 173 - 1.25mm stones, a mixture of tsavorite garnets and natural blue sapphires. Total weight of 1.15 carats
~Each tube is adorned with a 4.5mm natural blue sapphire, (Combined carat weight of 0.9 carats)
~Opal has a weight of 62.3 carats.~One of a kind!