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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Cabinet of Curiosities ~ A Different Locket


Sea Captain's Keeper ~ External Memory Open Locket
with Visible Windows to the World




M designed this Open Locket recently and I tried to take a decent picture of it but failed miserably. 
She graciously took some photos for me so I could post it on my Etsy shop to sell for her...personal gain...haha.
Aside from my joking she really had a great time creating this little masterpiece and I really like how it turned out. ... very impressed by her lovely design and work. 



What is especially intriguing with this sort of locket is that it stays open but the way Emma has placed the soldered rings with the suede cording threaded through creates a natural enclosure and surprisingly enough keeps whatever you place within the two glass heart panes stays enclosed. I also love the idea that whatever is within the heart is no secret but visible to everyone.....both sides of the heart the glass is see through,so this is for the world to see....an open book of your thoughts sort to speak.
The necklace has a lovely circle and bar for clasp and wire wrapping two sections of the black suede cording. 


She sculpted some ocean waves along side the heart in keeping with the theme of the sea. 



One  side of the heart has a clear water glass with texture and if you look closely it has tear shaped water drops melted within the glass. 

On the other side of the heart she has used a sea blue glass. 







Approximately length of necklace is 50 cm.The depth of the heart is 1cm and measures 3.5 cm across.

If interested in purchasing click this link.....

http://www.etsy.com/listing/70925312/cabinet-of-curiosities-a-different




So this to me goes into my cabinet of curiosities for it is a curious piece and one of novelty and uniqueness.
Well done M!
Hope you like what she has done.

Oh and a big thank you to my lovely models Karson and Grace...very patient indeed....much appreciated.


Until next time happy :) creating Annabelle  >^..^<

3 comments:

art2cee2 said...

Very pretty locket and adorable kitty!

Nelly said...

Lovely pendant. I can't believe your kitty let you take so many pictures with it around its neck.

Kiki aka Victoria said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! Shine on..wonderful work and beautiful kittty!! Lovely!

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