Part of the Tessoro jewelry collection that attributes inspiration directly to a great artist, Alexander Calder. Calder, famous for his wire mobiles, also created unique and inventive jewelry utilizing some of the same construction methods. Each piece of Tessoro jewelry makes use of the natural variations in materials and are truly one-of-a-kind.
- Materials include: Natural Birch bark, hand hammered sterling silver, Peridot
- Black leather cord measures approximately 17"
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About the artist:
Jewelry designer, Deborah Bushinski, designs Tessoro Jewelry to feature the natural beauty of birch bark. The bark used is salvaged from the northern Minnesota logging industry. The bark is then cut or torn and coated with an acrylic polymer to add to its durability. The copper is recycled from car radiators. Semi-precious stones, sterling beads, freshwater pearls, and turquoise nuggets are used sparingly to enhance the designs. In her studio in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Deb carefully chooses her materials and maintains the integrity and demanding level of fine craftsmanship you expect in each piece.
Hand-crafted in the U.S.A.