Wendy Stauffer Jewelry
Dendritic Opal Necklace with Labradorite and Gold Forest Details
The combination of black, white, gray and gold is rich and dramatic. I set this stunning dendritic opal with radial patterning in a 22k gold bezel. The baseplate is argentium sterling silver with fused delicate wire branching details and gold dots. An additional layer of 18k gold adds a splash of richness and shine to surround the stone. I've suspended the pendant from a beaded necklace of labradorite and 14k gold beads. The necklace is adjustable from 17 1/2 inches to 19 inches to get the fit and look you desire.
This one's a stunner!
About Argentium Silver
Argentium sterling silver is a silver alloy where most of the copper has been replaced by germanium which lends greatly enhanced tarnish resistance over standard sterling. It is .935 silver--more pure silver than .925 sterling. In addition, argentium sterling is produced using only recycled silver.
When your jewelry arrives
It will arrive carefully presented in a jewelry pouch I sewed myself (!) which is great for gift giving or storing your jewelry at home.
I always strive to ship promptly, especially during the holidays. I often ship same day or within 24 hours. Please read the information in the column to the right of each item to see shipping times.
Expedited shipping is available as well--details in the shopping cart.
The Value of Handmade
Please know that each and every item in my shop is handmade, one at a time, by me, with my own two hands in my home studio. When you purchase my handmade jewelry, you support my ambition to make a living with my art—please accept my deepest gratitude for this gift.