Kiln-formed glass necklace.
The perimeter of this necklace is created using rods of glass that are rolled in a fine metal powder. The glass is carefully arranged in a mold, and heated to around 1500 degrees Fahrenheit. The metal oxidizes when heating. The entire piece is black when it comes out of the kiln. The glass in the carved on a lapidary wheel and brought to an optical polish, highlighting the delicate halos of black around each rod of glass.
All hardware is oxidized sterling silver.
This necklace adjusts in length from 17" - 19 1/2".
Each individual glass medallion measures 7/8" in diameter.