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Topic: Exceptionally lovely 14k gold and peridot Necklace/Earrings/Bracelet set  (Read 595 times)
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« on: May 07, 2012 10:10:38 AM »

Every now and then, when you make and sell jewelry, you get a chance to make something exceptional. That is the case with this custom order. The customer wanted big, bold and most importantly - gold. Every single bit of gold on the set, from clasp to spacers to chain to ball-tipped headpins, is 14k gold vermeil or better. The giant focal pendant is 23k gold vermeil. (For those who don't know, vermeil is pure gold over a sterling silver base. So it's two precious metals in one.) With the current prices of precious metals, this is an extremely luxury, high-end set. And I just love how it came out.

Larger pics and more details in my blog entry: http://www.phoenixfiredesigns.com/blog/2012/05/custom-gold-and-peridot-set/

It's such a delight to work with so many materials normally outside my budget. This represents about $150 in materials alone right here! Shocked

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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2012 09:04:57 PM »

Beautiful.  Thanks for showing.
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2012 11:47:37 AM »

beautiful -- Great job -- It's wonderful to get custom orders, especially such a high end one.

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