Bluebird of Happiness Shadowbox Necklace

Inspired by traditional shadowboxes, this handmade pendant showcases a perched bird.
created by

Niki Fisk

$189.00 $SALE - $99.99

created by

Niki Fisk

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Give It Wings

Inspired by traditional shadowboxes, artist Niki Fisk created this intriguing sterling silver pendant using a hand-drawn template and jeweler's frame saw. Each delicate layer is sawn and sanded by hand, then finished with an acid etching technique. The result is a scalloped edge frame holding a perching bird--perfect for bringing a romantic, vintage-inspired touch to your ensemble. Handmade in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Made in Louisiana

Using a variety of hand fabrication techniques, Niki creates one-of-a-kind sterling silver heirloom-quality jewelry. Utilizing depth, shadow and movement, every piece of jewelry goes through a process beginning with inspiration and a design on paper. Using this template, and a jeweler's frame saw, each layer is sawn out by hand, sanded, cleaned, and an ink resistant acid etching technique is used for the pieces with etched frames. The finished layers are assembled with hand wrought findings. Niki finds inspiration in literature, art, and music. A College of Charleston graduate with a major in Religion, Niki is moved by mythology, and the power of symbolism. Authors Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Lewis Carroll, and Roald Dahl have all inspired pieces of Niki's art, as well as musicians ranging from David Bowie to June Carter Cash. Victorian illustrators Rakham and Dore, as well as the art found on playing cards and the patterns found in the natural world influence Niki's designs. The dark beauty of New Orleans, and it's wonderfully weird art scene, is a constant source of inspiration that speaks it's influence through Niki's work, and she strives to add to the beauty of this artistic landscape. The moment of connection when another person's eyes light up when her art strikes a chord in their heart, and the stories that they share is where Niki finds her joy, in seeing her art take on new meaning of the hands of another person.

Handmade Made in the USA
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sterling silver
1" L x .8" W x .25" thickness, Chain: 16" L
Each Niki Fisk piece is intricately hand sawn from sterling silver. Oxidation will occur naturally over time to add depth and shadow to your work of art. To keep the brushed silver look of the jewelry, simply brush it back and forth with a steel bristle brush, in one direction. Sterling silver cleaners are not recommended.
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