Turkish Nights IV
Original pattern Vertebrate chain bracelet with a clasp of Eastern repoussé
fine silver, sterling, 22k gold, Koroit opal
7-3/4″ long x 7/8″ wide x 3/8″ deep
Links can be added or subtracted for sizing.
Victoria invented the Vertebrate chain pattern in 1997. It is a fused link, double woven chain, inspired by the ancient Side Weave pattern. The Vertebrate links are formed by hand into 3-dimensional shapes to create the raised braid along the top of the woven chain.
This chain pattern is featured in the book, Metal Techniques of Bronze Age Masters: All Chained Up