Sea Drop Necklace

Courtney Gillen makes this elegant necklace from water-colored, sea-smoothed glass, bezel-set in silver.
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Courtney Gillen

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Courtney Gillen

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Well-Traveled Gem

A gorgeous summer day at the beach. Sunshine glittering on the water. Smooth, velvety sand under your bare feet, and occasional waves to cool them. Designer Courtney Gillen's handcrafted necklace, made of sea glass she collects on Hawaiian shores, puts you right there.

The pendant of this elegant piece is made of a translucent sea glass "pebble." Discarded by humans, it was shattered, shaped, smoothed, and carried to the shore by the ocean. Courtney cut its rounded, organic shape to make it flat on the back, then framed it in a handcrafted sterling silver and suspended from an elegant silver chain. A poetic collaboration between skilled human hands and the vast power of the ocean, each necklace has unique variations in shape and color. In aqua and blue. Handmade in Maryland.

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Made in Maryland

Courtney Gillen

created by

Courtney Gillen

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Maryland

The first time she took a metalsmithing class, Courtney Gillen knew what she would do with the rest of her life. Shortly after finishing art school and establishing her studio, a box arrived in the mail from a family member in Hawaii. It was filled with sea glass and a note which read "this might make nice jewelry." Courtney was hooked again. The mesmerizing colors and shapes of the sea glass would prove to become an endless source of inspiration. That was over twenty years ago. Today, Courtney goes on sea glass collecting trips whenever possible and hand-makes all of her jewelry in her studio in Maryland. Inspired by her materials, she hopes her pieces will transport you back to a favorite beach memory—finding some sea glass, being excited by the mysterious treasure, and wondering about its age and origins.

Handmade Made in the USA
Measurements
2" L x .3" W, Chain: 18"
Ingredients
Item ID
48174

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