Glass Bead Pendant -
This flat, teardrop shaped pendant bead is one in a series in which I have been working to emulate marble patterns in glass. In this case a base of opal yellow glass was partially covered with two high silver content glasses and a persimmon coral glass. The molten glass was manipulated with a pick and shaping paddle to produce the beautiful patterning. The interaction of the silver with the different glasses produces the outlining and the subtle variations in color.
It is designed to be worn as a pendant on the black satin cord that comes with it or it can be strung on a favorite chain. The bead has a hand formed sterling silver wire bale that is approximately 3/16" in diameter ... large enough for most omega and similar chains.
Bead height: Appx 1-1/4"
Bead width: Appx 3/4"