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The theme of my offerings this month is “the birds and the bees.” Nothing “racy”, just my nature-inspired statement pieces including handmade stoneware pendants of bees and bluebirds (two sets have earrings)!

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Stoneware Bluebird on Branch Pendant Necklace with Hand Forged Bronze Nest and Amazonite

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This charming, handmade stoneware bird necklace features a blue, peach and brown glazed bird perched on her stoneware branch. She is stretching her neck up as if in song! Hanging below is a handmade antiqued bronze metal “nest.” Both the nest and bronze bail are hand forged by a Russian artisan, Anna Chernykh of “Anna Bronze,” whose workshop is located in a quaint town Kungur in the Ural Mountains of Russia.

Above the bird is my stoneware cup holding an Amazonite gemstone bead. My bird pendant, bead cup and branch are hand formed from stoneware clay, hand-painted and glazed, and fired twice up to 2000+ degrees Fahrenheit in my kiln.

The pendant hangs from black leather cording that closes with a copper-toned lobster clasp. This unique and charming bird necklace with my handmade stoneware pieces and blue Amazonite will make the perfect gift for a lover of birds and nature lover…or to yourself “just because” you like our fine, feathered friends!

Measurements:
• Necklace: 18” long, 4mm round cording
• Hand Forged Bronze Nest: 24mm x 24mm x 10mm
• Stoneware pendant with nest: 3” long x 2¾” wide x 7/8” thick

Stoneware Bluebird on Branch Pendant Necklace with Nest and Amazonite is a
One-Of-A-Kind necklace and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $42.85 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for shipping costs elsewhere.

 

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“Save the Bees” Stoneware Pendant Necklace Set
with Bee and Wood Sterling Silver Earrings

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This necklace set includes my stoneware bee pendant with a red heart and “Save the bees” written on the back, my initials and signature leaf stamp. The necklace is strung with my cream stoneware beads, and other beads and bail made of ceramic, wood, Czech faceted glass and silver-tone pewter on gold-color braided leather cording. The necklace closes with sterling silver cord ends and a sterling silver lobster clasp.

The earrings include .999 fine silver-plated pewter bee charms hung from round cherry wood links with a spiral design, accented with yellow glass seed beads, on sterling silver French wires with silver balls. My pendant and beads are hand formed from stoneware clay, hand-painted and glazed, fired twice to 2000+ degrees Fahrenheit in my kiln.

One in every three bites of food we eat depends on bees and other pollinators. I support a non-profit that works toward protecting bees, so I will donate $10 from the set’s proceeds toward this cause. Save the bees!

Measurements:
• Necklace: 22” long, 3mm round braided leather cord
• Pendant: 1-7/8” long x 2½” wide x 3/16” thick
• Earrings: wires 7/8” long x 3/8” wide, with 1¾” drop

“Save the Bees” Stoneware Pendant Necklace Set with Earrings is a One-Of-A-Kind
necklace and earring set and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $63 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for International shipping costs

 

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Lil’ Stoneware Bluebird Necklace and
Leaf Earring Set on Colorful Cork

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A Lil’ Blue Birdie told me this necklace set is for you! This little stoneware bird pendant necklace combines my handmade stoneware beads, a colorful dichroic glass bead, and copper bead caps, cord ends, and “S” hook clasp. The bronze bail holding the pendant is an “Anna Bronze” hand-forged creation by metal artist Anna Chernykh. The copper and bronze metals provide a warm color complement to the beads’ blue, green, peach and brown glazes.

The blue and peach bird pendant is strung onto a colorful rainbow cork cording. The natural, tan cork cording has flecks of metallic colors of blue, pink, silver, gold and green and has a cotton core. This high-quality cork is eco-friendly, very soft, flexible, durable, and a renewable source. This cording comes from Portugal which has 34% of the world's cork oak forests. My designs are inspired by Mother Nature!

This set includes handmade green porcelain leaf earrings on Niobium French wires. Niobium is a metal used in jewelry and medical implant procedures for its hypoallergenic qualities.

Measurements:
• Necklace: 19” long, 3mm round cork cording
• Pendant: 4” long including leaf bead dangle x 2” wide x ¾” thick
• Earrings: wires ¾” long x 3/8” wide, leaves are 1” long, drop is 1-7/8” long

Lil’ Stoneware Bluebird Necklace and Leaf Earring Set is a One-Of-A-Kind
necklace and earring set and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $58 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for International shipping costs

 

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Handmade Stoneware Bee Pendant Necklace
with Ceramic Beads on Leather Cord

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This delightful statement necklace is striking, with a pendant and six ceramic beads on natural blue leather cording. The handmade stoneware pendant features a bee form on the front with the words “Save the Bees,” my initials and signature leaf stamp on the back. Prior to firing, I used underglaze crayons to sketch colors onto the pendant and outlined the bee in black to give it a “watercolor” look, then glazed it with clear. The stoneware pendant was fired twice in my kiln to 2000+ degrees Fahrenheit.

The necklace has an oxidized silver pewter bail and six ceramic luster beads that flank the pendant in colors of iridescent dark blue and smoke gray. The natural blue leather cording closes with silver-tone end caps and lobster clasp, and a 1½-inch extender chain. The soft dark blue dyed leather cord is not shiny; its finish has subtle variation of color in a matte finish.

The soft color of the leather complements the sketched colors or “watercolor” look of the bee. A unique, nature-inspired necklace! I support a non-profit that works toward protecting bees, so I will donate $6 of this necklace’s proceeds toward this cause. "Bee" happy and stay safe!

Measurements:
• Necklace: 5mm round leather cord, 17½” long with 1½” extension
• Pendant: 1½” long x 2” wide x ¼” thick

Handmade Stoneware Bee Pendant Necklace is a One-Of-A-Kind
necklace and has the artist’s mark and initials.

Price is $39.85 with FREE shipping within the continental US only.
please e-mail me for International shipping costs