Paw Print Broach (Portfolio) - BH1364B6
This broach is made in fine silver using precious metal clay techniques. I think it's the coolest piece I've made in quite a while.
I really like the textures in the metal as well as the patina (black and brown colours on the metal).
And of course it is pretty much an entire ounce of pure silver.
The stone is an 8 x 10mm rainbow tourmaline. This stone has been artificially treated do give it an amazing play of coulour.
As you change the angle you are viewing from, the colour of the stone changes. It is full of vivid flashes of red, purple and green.
I don't usually work with treated stones, but for rainbow tourmaline I make an exception.
This is a really unique piece that was immensely satisfying to make. I know it will make its owner very proud.
Size: 36mm high X 47mm wide
Weight: 27.5 grams
Metal: fine silver
Stone(s): 8 X 10mm oval faceted rainbow tourmaline