Saturday, April 28, 2012

Wire-wrapped Briolettes

I was lucky to find some extremely vividly-colored ruby in zoisite (one of my favorite stones!) - these were briolettes, which is a difficult shape for me. These stones were the perfect size for earrings, so I did a coiled wire-wrapped cap and loop for these stones, and hung them from earwires.

3 comments:

Halinka said...

Hi:-)
Ruby zoisite is very decorative.I love this gemstone too,but now I do not have even one piece.Once I aso made jewelry from it,but it was sold pretty soon.There are lots of conneseurs of this stone in the world.
The eaarrings You've made are very pretty.The modern way of connecting the beads with the silver wire makes them really charming,as if the old zoisite was given the new,fashionable 'clothes'.
Hugs-Halinka-

Lori Anderson said...

That is some GOOD ruby zoisite! I don't normally see such large inclusions!

Therese's Treasures said...

Gorgeous earrings and a lucky find on the beautiful stones.
Therese