Original pattern Vertebrate chain bracelet with a clasp of Eastern repoussé from the Japanese alloy shakudo.
fine silver, sterling, shakudo
8″ long x 7/8″ wide x 3/8″ deep (fits as a 7″ bracelet)
Links can be added or subtracted for sizing. The shakudo is flame patinated and sealed to protect the color.
The inspiration for the shape of this series comes from the genie bottle shaped, blown glass perfume containers I’ve collected from Egypt and the gilded glass Christmas tree ornaments that belonged to my grandmother. The title, Allahoudine, is the Arabic word for Aladdin.