Ethiopian Beads with Opal Diamond Pendant Necklace


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Ethiopian Beads with Opal Diamond Pendant Necklace

22kt Yellow Gold, Ethiopian Beads with Opal Diamond Pendant Necklace By Artist Miles Standish. This necklace features two 22kt yellow gold bezel set Ethiopian Opals cabochons with gold dot beads and bezel set Diamonds on Ethiopian Opal beads with a hook and eye closure. The diamond is SI .24tdw and is necklace measures 18 inches.

Santa Fe Artist: Miles Standish

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. 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. Presently working in gold, silver, and a variety of precious and semi-precious stones.