Drum Cymbal Pendant

Wesla Bay Weller transforms musical hardware to create a pendant that's sure to drum up some attention.
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Wesla Bay Weller

$75.00

Wesla Bay Weller created by

Wesla Bay Weller

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Sounds Like Treble

Taking an upbeat approach to recycling, Wesla Bay Weller transforms spent elements of musical instruments to create a pendant that is sure to drum up some attention. She fashions a treble clef or bass silhouette out of a circle snipped from a spent cymbal, which is made of a lustrous bronze alloy of copper and tin. Each charm is suspended from twisted recycled nickel and steel guitar strings, and joined with a delicate tendril of brass wire. The finished piece hangs from a stylish antiqued silver-finish brass chain. Handcrafted in Los Angeles, California.

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Wesla Bay Weller

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Wesla Bay Weller

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Captivated by the process of creating jewelry, Wesla Bay Weller came to jewelry design after she took a metalsmithing class for fun. A graphic designer and illustrator by trade, Wesla studied illustration at Parsons School of Design and earned a BFA in graphic design at Cooper Union in New York.

Wanting to work with recycled materials, she hit upon the idea of using discarded and broken parts from musical instruments. The Upbeat Jewellery collection combines recycled and repurposed musical instrument materials with Wesla's love for music, narrative and craftsmanship to make playful, wearable art. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her partner.Wanting to work with recycled materials, she hit upon the idea of using discarded and broken parts from musical instruments. The Upbeat Jewellery collection combines recycled and repurposed musical instrument materials with Wesla's love for music, narrative and craftsmanship to make playful, wearable art. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her partner.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
brass, guitar string, bronze alloy
Measurements
Pendant: 1.25" dia; 18" chain
Care
Polish gently with a soft cloth. Keep away from excessive moisture. Some darkening of color of cymbal and brass wire will occur naturally over time.
Item ID
27292

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5.0

The perfect gift

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from Springfield, MO

About Me Musician

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  • Good Quality
  • Meaningful
  • Pretty
  • Unique

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    • Everyday

    Comments about UncommonGoods Drum Cymbal Pendant:

    My sister loved it, not jus because of how pretty it is. The fact that the materials are upcycled and handmade, made this the gift even more special. She said when she read the background story, she cried and fell in love with it more.

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    • Yes
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    5.0

    Beautiful and Unique!

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    from las vegas, nv

    About Me Stylish

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    • Meaningful

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      • Everyday

      Comments about UncommonGoods Drum Cymbal Pendant:

      This is such a unique piece of jewelry!! I have a son that plays guitar and a son that is a drummer, so it is really symbolic!

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      • No
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      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      5.0

      The perfect gift for a music lover!

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      from San Diego

      About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical, Stylish

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      Pros

      • Elegant
      • Good Length
      • Good Quality
      • Meaningful
      • Pretty
      • Unique
      • Versatile

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        • Dress Up or Down
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Office

        Comments about UncommonGoods Drum Cymbal Pendant:

        Uniquely fun, this necklace is perfect for anyone who loves music. The quality and craftsmanship is marvelous and I love the length.

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