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Mokume Gane Pendant

$120.00

This dainty Mokume Gane Pendant was made from Fine Silver & Copper Metal Clay. I love how each piece is unique in its wood grain beauty.

Description

Story:  I am fascinated with making Mokume Gane!  Yes, you can buy milled Mokume Gane, but I love playing with the two metals, Silver and Copper, to see what forms they will create when mixed in different ways.  It is always a surprise, and I find that quite refreshing!  Some things I make are large, so I wanted to make something interesting that was dainty.  Be sure to see the earrings that were made to go with this pendant!

Materials:  For this pendant, I used Fine Silver and Copper Metal Clay.  There is no patina on this pendant.

Measurements:  In keeping with the spirit of being dainty, it measures a 7/8″ x 1/2″ soft triangle.  The pendant hangs on an 18″ SS chain.

Care:  Only use your jewelry cloth to keep the sparkle.

Meaning:  Mokume Gane is an ancient Japanese metalworking technique that produces a mixed=metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns.  The patterns produced look like wood grain, so it is no surprise that Mokume Gane loosely translated means “wood grain metal”.

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