Double Strand Sugilite Necklace
Double Strand Hand Carved Sugilite Beads, Diamond Rondelles and 22K Gold Necklace with Tassels by Scott Diffrient. This exquisite beaded necklace features perfectly hand-made shaped beads with diamond rondelles and gold spacers. A flat round gold disk channels the four strands into two beaded tassels. The necklace measures 18″ and the tassels add an additional 3.25″. It has a gold double hook closure with an oval sugilite cabochon at the center back.
Santa Fe Artist: Scott Diffrient
Scott Diffrient is a contemporary artist who is willing to invest the time and precision necessary to produce fine works of art. His jewelry is influenced by his love of ancient cultures. His designs are reminiscent of ancient architecture.
From his light filled studio in Galisteo, Diffrient works with rough stones of high quality, predominately North American natural turquoise, as well as stones from around the world, such as sugilite, coral, jade, lapis, lazuli, and more. The Southwest has provided a constant source of inspiration for Diffrient’s “modern artifacts”. His rings, bracelets, earrings, belt buckles, cuff links and necklaces reside in collections of bead and jewelry enthusiasts across the country and are prized as treasured personal adornments, as well as highly valued collectibles.
His artistry, influenced by his love of ancient cultures, imparts an ancient charismatic power to each piece.