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Create a buzz around town with this shadow box bee necklace by local artist Audrey Laine. The silhouette in this pendant is hand-cut from sheet brass using a jeweler’s saw, then fabricated into a lightweight shadow box. An 18″ sterling silver chain is included.
“I am drawn towards the contrast between geometric forms and intricate details of nature: the facets on a stone, the antennae of a moth. The things I make are an attempt to capture pleasures such as scouring the riverbed for a perfectly tumbled stone or finding another carpenter bee to add to a collection.”
About Audrey Laine
Audrey is a jeweler and metalsmith working out of her home studio in Crabtree, NC. She received a BA in Studio Art from Rollins College and studied metals at Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program. Audrey was juried into the prestigious Southern Highland Craft Guild in 2016. She regularly participates in local and regional craft shows, demonstrating metalwork techniques and showcasing her unique line of jewelry.
Pendant Care: Brass and sterling silver can/will oxidize over time, depending on their contact with air, water, acid, oils, and lotions. To clean with a toothbrush, use either toothpaste for silver or household vinegar for brass. Brasso can be used on brass and silver cleaner on sterling silver if you prefer to use conventional cleaning products.
Please Note: Slight variances can occur due to the handmade nature of the work.
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