book of joy necklace

by Mary Steratore $75.00

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Ode to Joy

Take a page from Mary Steratore's evocative necklace that provides subtle encouragement to find joy in life's grandest developments and comfort in its expected, everyday happenings. A stone of mysticism, intuition, and balance, rainbow moonstone is believed to help its wearer master her emotions and find pure satisfaction. The hand-stamped sterling silver and 22kt gold-plated charms are hand-sculpted in Italy, cast in Thailand, and accented with moonstone sourced from India.

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sterling silver, moonstone, 22kt gold-plated sterling silver
Chain: 16" L - extendable to 18"L ; charms approx .25" W
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It can be quite daunting trading one career for another, especially when there are PhD's involved. But for Mary Steratore, it led to the realization of true artistic expression. Leaving archaeology to create her own fine art, Steratore settled in Rome where her paintings and sculptures were well-received. After showing her work all over Italy and the US, she developed a new line of jewelry, dubbed b.u., as an extension of her sculpting. Drawing from Steratore's vast knowledge of artifacts and her extensive world travels, b.u. creations have an old-world aesthetic. Each piece is meticulously hand-made using a long-lost wax-casting method. With the help of Rome's top notch artisans, Steratore brings a little beauty and a lot of ancient wisdom into everyday, modern lives. collection

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