Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Hybrid Handmade Weddings

Fresh off the workbench this week - this set of cuff links (for him) and necklace (for her) using leaves from the flowers used in the wedding celebrations.



I've been developing a technique to make recycled silver sheet.  I've used this for the cuff links.  It has a particularly rugged, robust feel to it which was perfect for this commission.

A July Wedding 2013, cuff links and necklace by Cari-Jane Hakes
Good memories from a great day, preserved and pressed and ready to be taken by the couple into their future.

2 comments:

  1. love this idea of a permanent reminder.

    big jaffa.........glad it's already got a name. now i know what i need to put on the xmas list.

    love your sketchbook.....and you learn something new every day. never heard of coracle. but i like it too. i'll do my sketchbook posts one of these days too......mine is much rougher than yours but i did have fun putting it together. hoping to be more on the ball next year.

    missed ya, hope you enjoyed your time away. every girl needs it for sanity's sake.

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  2. What a beautiful idea! You work looks fantastic, as always :)

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