Sea Breeze Heart Necklace | Glass Pendant | Julie Fountain

Sea Breeze Heart Necklace

£75.00
Description
Inspired by everything coastal, this beautiful sea breeze heart shaped glass necklace has a wonderfully hand decorated surface by Julie Fountain.

Pale blue swirling seas, sandy beaches and cleverly worked sea urchins appear on both sides of the pendant which incorporates Julie’s trademark pattern with a generous wave of fine melted silver droplets.

Individually handmade from Italian glass in the unusual and highly skilled art form known as lampworking, the heart shaped pendant combine sandy ivory coloured glass and melted silver with beautiful transparent soft blue glass which has been etched to give a special frosted finish.

During the process, brightly coloured glass rods are heated by a fiercely hot flame and manipulated by blowing and shaping while the glass is still fluid.

Afterwards each piece is annealed to remove the stress from the glass and to increase its strength. The process involves cooling the glass very slowly in a digitally controlled kiln.

Working from her studio in beautiful Malvern, England, Julie turns simple rods of glass into beautiful, hard wearing pieces of wearable art.

She’s as fascinated today as she was when she made her first bead. What originally started out as simple swirls of colour have evolved overtime into a distinctive style that has delighted customers the world over.

She has been teaching glass bead making since 2007.

Due to the very individual nature of these rather lovely earrings there may be slight differences in their composition from the images shown.

Unique and individual pieces of quality glass jewellery handmade in the UK.

Gift-boxed

The pendant has an extra heavyweight sterling silver pin and hallmarked ring bail, whist the sterling silver Belcher chain is available in a choice of three lengths, 16", 18" or 24".

Pendant Size: approx 30 x 30 mm
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  • Weight:
    0.41kg
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