Surfite, Turquoise, and White Quartz Druzy Pendant
Part of a larger collection, this colorful pendant contains a multi-colored "stone" called Surfite, which is actually not a stone at all. Surfite is layered resin built up from the process of glassing surfboards. Google "surfite stone", and then for extra fun, google fordite, which is similar, but is made of layers of paint that has built up during the process of painting cars.
The stones in this collection are sunny and happy, and have hues of royal blue, turquoise blue, juicy orange, bright yellow, etc. This large pendant showcases 3 stones, a snow white sparkly quartz druzy on top , a pale blue, white, and mustard yellow surfite cab in the center, and a turquoise cab on the bottom. Set in a scalloped bezel and Soldered to 22 gauge sterling silver sheet, and hand stamped with dashes and dots. Three hammered sterling silver dots are soldered asymmetrically below the turquoise. Pendant dimensions are 2 1/2" tall and 1 1/4" wide. The entire piece is oxidized with liver of sulphur to give depth and then buffed to bring out highlights.
Pendant hung from a 19" oxidized 2.2mm sterling silver rolo chain.