Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Pendant of the Day - by Sarahndippity

To be featured, pendants must be handmade or hand assembled and available for purchase at time of feature. We look for pendants that are well made, attractive, different, thought provoking and/or able to aweken that little something inside of us that makes us sigh or makes us smile. Very much like the one below!

Fine Silver Initial Pendant "E"

Our Pendant of the day comes to us from Sarahndippity. Using the same design techniques their custom made "S" hooks they have created this one of a kind Initial. The letter is made with 99.9% fine silver wire and has wonderful flourish. The pendant measures 1-3/4 inches long and an 1 inch wide, oxidized then polished to accentuate the details found in the wrapping.

Their on-line shop offers various styles of wirewrapped pendants. My favorite were these. I love the tought of a cusom one-of-a-kind initial. It definately goes on my with list!

Fancy Letters1

The word 'calligraphy' is derived from the Greek words 'killi' and 'graphos', meaning 'beautiful and 'writing'.
As a calligrapher you strive to express harmony and emotion through the forms of letters. Even if you do not understand the actual translation of the calligraphic word, you are instantly drawn to the beautiful art of the letter forms. This is why calligraphy is known as 'beautiful writing'. You know they say a picture is worth a thousand words... From "the history of calligraphy"

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