I was also inspired to create a modern piece that resembled strength, delicacy, and a warrior like feel. I began with simple chains, silver plated feather charms, and turquoise beads. To keep true to my repurpose-as-much-as-possible roots I've always kept a tiny drawer of scraps that consist of chain, wire, gently used sections of other jewelry pieces, and different metals. Once I created the foundation for the necklace I began adding from with leftover chains.
Overall the piece finally came together and when worn it lays somewhat heavy like a metal bib. The different textures against the collar bones and chest feel incredible and bring an awareness to the body and breathing that normally goes unnoticed. This was my first "wild" piece and one I'll forever be fond of.
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