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emerald mosaic necklace

by Emilie Shapiro $120.00
Handmade
Recycled

Please note that each necklace is one of a kind and the stone size and shape will vary, as they are used in raw form. The artist cannot guarantee any shape, color, or texture of the stones.

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What a Gem!

Dangling from an elegant brass chain, this one-of-a-kind pendant makes a statement when paired with your favorite party frock. The shimmering brass plate features bold texturing and a rough-cut emerald. Maker Emilie Shapiro creates bold and beautiful jewelry by placing gems in wax castings, then melding brass around it for a uniquely organic design. Handmade in New York City.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
25157
Made from
brass, emerald
Measurements
Chain: 19" L, Pendant: 1.5" W
Notes
Care: Avoid contact with harsh chemicals. Store in jewelry box to prevent tarnishing. To clean, soak jewelry in warm water with mild dish soap and gently scrub with a soft bristled brush.
  • the maker

Emilie Shapiro

Emilie Shapiro is a traditionally trained metalsmith who uses contemporary techniques and experimentation to guide her through her work. Working mainly in recycled silver, bronze, nickel-free brass & copper, she also uses gemstones for their transcendant qualities. Emilie considers herself an alchemist - instilling value, ideas and ideals into her pieces for the wearer to carry on. All of her work is hand crafted in her studio in New York City. "Wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure" - Paolo Coehlo

Emilie received her B.F.A. in Art + Design with a concentration in jewelry and metalsmithing from Syracuse University. She also studied at Alchimia, a contemporary school of jewelry in Florence, Italy with artists Peter Bauhuis, Yoko Shimizu, and Marzia Rossi. Before launching her own jewelry line - Emilie worked as the Production Manager at Pamela Love and Allforthemountain. Emilie is also a jewelry instructor at Liloveve Jewelry Studio in Brooklyn, teaches various jewelry workshops around the Greater NY area and private jewelry lessons in her Brooklyn studio. Emilie uses metal as her main material to convey her ideas as wearable art.

Take a studio tour to see where Emilie Shapiro creates her handmade jewelry!

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