Autumn Treasures Silver Statement Necklace with Handmade Beads
♥♥♥ About This Necklace ♥♥♥
Living in Arizona, we don't really experience Fall as a season. The beautiful autumn colors are what I miss the most from my time growing up in the Midwest. For a long time, I want to create a piece that captures the beauty of autumn and this necklace is it. I just love the romantic feel of the entire creation!
Each rose component was handmade by folding sheets of metal mesh to create a natural look. The antiqued silver tulips and hollow rounds provides texture and helps by providing balance to the piece. Finally, I added the large wooden beads to pickup the more earthier tones. The necklace is flexible and will conform comfortably to the wearer's necklace.
This necklace is made from zinc/copper alloy and plated with a silver/rhodium mixture. The very slight patina gives this piece its vintage, antiqued silver look. Each individual piece was hand stressed and plated so please expect slight variations from the photos.
♥♥♥ Measurements ♥♥♥
- The center "acorn" component measures 1.5in x 1.5in
- The silver rose flowers (comes in two tones) range from 1.5in x 0.8in to 1.0in x 0.6in
- The entire necklace measures 18.5in long with a 3.0in extender
- This piece weights approximately 6.0oz (1.0 lb = 16.0oz)
♥♥♥ How Is It Made ♥♥♥
Each creation in my statement collection is made using a complicated mold cast process. I like to sketch awhile before I start so a lot of these pieces actually got started in the summer. I usually only cast metal pieces in the winter and spring because they are all done in my well ventilated garage and it's like 120 degree in Phoenix from June-Sept so it can get quite unpleasant! Each individual pewter component is casted individually and then polished, soldered or strung together to create the final look. The whole thing is then plated with a very thin layer of my own blend of brass and gold. I use to do the plating by dipping the entire piece in the molten hot silver mixture but that was very messy. Now I just air spray it on for a smooth, uniformed look! All of my pewter is sourced in the US and it's always lead and nickel free.
♥♥♥ Handling Time ♥♥♥
All orders are processed within 2-3 days M-F. Orders received on Friday after 2PM PST will be processed the following Monday.
♥♥♥ US Domestic Shipping And Insurance ♥♥♥
All Xanadu Statement Collection pieces are shipped via USPS first class mail (2-5 days) with complementary insurance and delivery confirmation. If you need an alternative shipping method, please contact me before you complete the purchase!
♥♥♥ International Shipping And Insurance ♥♥♥
All Xanadu Statement Collection pieces are shipped via USPS first class international mail (7-10 days) with NO insurance. Xanadu Designs is NOT responsible for lost or damaged international parcels once they are in hands of the USPS. You may purchase USPS international insurance at an additional cost of $11.50 per total order. If you want to add insurance, please contact me before you complete the purchase.
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All orders are made to order so please allow 2-3 days business days before shipment. Orders are processed M-F only since I like to spend time with my family on the weekends.
US Domestic Shipping And Insurance
All orders are shipped via USPS first class mail (2-5 days) with complementary delivery confirmation. If you need an alternative shipping method, please contact me before you complete the purchase!
International Shipping And Insurance
All Xanadu Statement Collection pieces are shipped via USPS first class international mail (7-10 days).
Xanadu Designs is NOT responsible for lost or damaged parcels once they are in hands of the USPS. You may purchase USPS international insurance at an additional cost. If you want to add insurance, please contact me before you complete the purchase.
Thanks for looking!