raw quartz birthstone necklaceby Emilie Shapiro $88.00
- the story
A Rare Gem
Metal smith and jewelry designer Emile Shapiro lends an organic touch to classic birthstones with these gorgeous raw gemstone designs. Wrapped in sterling silver bezels, each ethically-sourced stone represents a birth month–from January's Obsidian volcanic rock to December's Azurite. Made in New York.
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January - Obsidian
February - Purple Jade
March - Amazonite
April - Clear Quartz
May - Green Quartz
June - White Moon Quartz
July - Red Jasper
August - Presolite
September - Blue Chalcedony
October - Rose Quartz
November - Lemon Calcite
December - Azurite
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- Made from
- sterling silver, quartz
- .50"H x .25"W, Chain 18"L
- Store in jewelry box, avoid perfumes & hair products, avoid contact with chlorine or other chemicals.
- the maker
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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