Catasterism ~ Journey Collection ~ Necklace

Catasterism ~ Journey Collection ~ Necklace

Regular price €425 EUR

Description

A figure burns on a funeral pyre - transmuting into stars.

This piece is called 𝘊𝘢𝘵𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘮. The word refers to the changing of a mortal into a constellation after their death, by a god who loved them especially. That there was a word for this one strange and specific act enchants me. I've been working on a version of this image for literal years - and it finally finds a spot in a themed collection. A transmutation, a gesture of alchemy - it's one of the heart pieces of my Journey collection.

The focal piece is made in the painstaking technique of cloisonné, where wires are delicately bent to my original designs then filled with thin layers or powdered glass that is kiln-fired. The resulting human-made gemstone glints and catches the light with great depth and brilliance, really glittering.  (For more about cloisonné, check out this link where I walk you through the process in an IGTV). 

This piece is set into an oval silver pendant setting an entirely unique piece of art jewelry and a collector's item, and comes signed and dated at the back. 

At a Glance:

All handmade jewelry is delicate. Though by no means as fragile as some stones, vitreous enamels can break or chip if mishandled. No drops, shocks, tugs or chemicals - and it will last to be buried with you inside your pyramid.

Pandemic edit: I am happy to say the pandemic will be no impediment to this piece reaching you fast and safe. It ships by courier to select countries. Transit time is incredibly around 3 working days (add on a day if you're in Oz). If you don't see your country listed in the shipping options, contact me.