Ambrosia Maple Silver Drop I

Ambrosia Maple Silver Drop I

Collection
2023
Introduction

Approximately 2" x 1.5". Made of Ambrosia Maple and embellished with silver leaf. 16" Chain and bail are silver plated. An elegant addition to any jewelry collection.

$80.00

Description

The "Ambrosia Maple Silver Drop" pendant is an exquisite piece that beautifully showcases the natural patterns of ambrosia maple wood, accentuated by a delicate silver edging. The pendant features a smooth, teardrop shape that highlights the unique grain and striking streaks of ambrosia maple, with a subtle silver line along its edge, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication.

When I created the "Ambrosia Maple Silver Drop" pendant, I was inspired by the natural beauty and intricate details of ambrosia maple. The wood’s distinctive streaks, caused by the ambrosia beetle, create stunning, organic patterns that tell a story of nature’s artistry. I wanted to emphasize these natural features while adding a modern touch with the silver leaf.

The teardrop shape of the pendant is designed to complement the flow of the wood grain, allowing the natural patterns to take center stage. The silver framing, adds a contemporary element that contrasts beautifully with the warm tones of the maple. This combination of natural beauty and refined craftsmanship results in a piece that feels both timeless and modern.

In designing this series of pendants, my goal was to celebrate the unique character of ambrosia maple. Each piece of wood is different, with its own distinctive markings, making every pendant one-of-a-kind. The addition of the silver leaf serves to enhance the wood’s beauty, creating a harmonious blend of natural and man-made elements.

Creating the "Ambrosia Maple Silver Drop" pendant was about more than just showcasing the wood; it was about telling a story of transformation and beauty. The ambrosia maple, with its unique history and patterns, represents the unexpected beauty that can come from nature’s processes. The silver leaf symbolizes the touch of human artistry that enhances this natural beauty.

I hope that wearing the "Ambrosia Maple Silver Drop" pendant brings a sense of connection to nature and appreciation for unique, handcrafted art. This piece is a celebration of the intricate patterns found in ambrosia maple and the elegance of silver, perfect for those who value natural beauty and sophisticated design. Through this pendant, I wanted to create a piece that is both distinctive and meaningful, capturing the essence of nature’s artistry in a wearable form.

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Materials
  • Ambrosia Maple
  • Silver