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Bee Coin Necklace

Susan McDonough

$101.50

Sterling Silver Bee Coin necklace made using the lost-wax process. After it is cast a patina is applied and the tops and wings are polished to show off the details. They have some serious weight and are solid Sterling Silver.

  • 17mm pendant
  • 18 inch oxidized sterling chain
  • Made in NC

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Description

Carved in wax and cast using the lost-wax process in Sterling Silver. Susan creates a mold then she injects it with wax and uses that wax to cast using a lost-wax process.
For a tour of Susan’s studio, click here.

Susan McDonough

I have a innate love of ancient objects and a deep curiosity to understand the process of how they were made. Using ancient techniques, fine materials and a love of history; juicy gems and rich colors dominate my designs.I became fascinated to the point of obsession with the Etruscan process of Granulation, a process that involves tiny spheres formed under heat through colloidal adhesion, precisely placed on a prepared surface of the same material then fused with a torch. Granulation is a very time consuming process. The creation of unique pieces in precious metals is my passion!

Description

Carved in wax and cast using the lost-wax process in Sterling Silver. Susan creates a mold then she injects it with wax and uses that wax to cast using a lost-wax process.
For a tour of Susan’s studio, click here.

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