Peach Tree Romance Necklace - Purchase Here
I found this little demetasse plate long ago with the sweet little bird sitting on a limb of a peach tree next to a blossom and fell in love with it. I immediately thought it would be a wonderful focal point for a long necklace so I pulled out the silver wire and began fashioning a "plate hanger" of sort for a necklace. I wanted somthing simple so that the tiny plate would be the first thing to catch the eye.
Then the fun began...my sense of whimsy took over and I began hammering copper pieces, stamping a copper penny with LUCKY in tiny letters, a bead was made from a vintage button, a gemstone ring was added, then a bird charm, a copper flower dangle, a black onyx bead, a carved bone bead, another gemstone ring for balance, a lampwork bead and lots of green turquoise.
I suspended all this from a silver chain and the necklace was complete, except for the final vintage Czech glass flower bead to dangle from the little plate Made in Japan from long ago.
It's fun, beautiful and a bit whimsical - just right, don't you think? It reminds me of Spring with all the peach trees in blossom. I love this time of year when the birds are singing in the trees among all the beautiful blossoms - bliss...
What have you been working on? Are the trees blooming where you are - I certainly hope so!!!
Blessings - Julie