Coral Turquoise Gold Beaded Necklace

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Branch Coral Necklace

Branch Coral Necklace handmade by Santa Fe artist Miles Standish. This one of a kind necklace features stunning Mediterranean branch coral, Tibet turquoise and 18 karat yellow gold beads. The necklace measures 22″ inches long.

Santa Fe Artist: Miles Standish

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As a jewelry artist and craftsman, Miles Standish says he finds meaning in formulating shape out of something shapeless and bringing together different elements to create a relationship of balance and wholeness. A long-time resident of Santa Fe and a National Forrest Service employee, Standish draws his inspirations from observing the natural world: the shapes of clouds, the curve of a leaf, the spread of a bird’s wing, the texture and pattern of a sea shell. Growing up, Standish was encouraged in every artistic endeavor but didn’t begin silver-smithing until the age 20.

“I sometimes feel as though the silver chose me; I did not choose it,” says Standish.

Presently working in gold, silver and a variety of precious and semi-precious stones, Standish is known for his original and innovative designs, artistic expression and outstanding craftsmanship.