Great gift for Mother's day or to celebrate growth and renewal. This handcrafted butterfly pendant features stamped details, a bezel set stone and a sparkling green gemstone dangling beneath.
The butterfly shape is handsawn from sterling silver metal. I filed and sanded it and added some floral, leaf, spiral, line and dot details with my stamps and a hammer. I soldered a piece of argentium wire to the back of the butterfly. The top of the wire curls into two antennae and serves as a place for the chain to slip through. The two loops are fused closed. The bottom of the wire is a loop for the green stone to dangle from.
The wings of the butterfly are lightly raised into curved shapes.
The green stone is set in a fine silver bezel at the center of the butterfly. I believe the stone is new jade but I'm not 100% certain. Stone dangling below is garnet. The two stones are a light, spring green color.
Pendant is about 1 1/3 inches long and 1 inch wide. I have it on a 16 inch sterling silver chain. If you prefer a different length (no extra charge up to 20 inches) leave me a comment with your order. All chains have a handcrafted, sterling silver hook and clasp wirewrapped on the ends.
Pendant and chain are given an antique patina.