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Blackthorn pendant


Made by Abbie Dixon

Blackthorn pendant, handmade in oxidised sterling silver by Abbie Dixon in co. Down, Northern Ireland.

Abbie Dixon used a Blackthorn leaf to create a wax model which was then cast in sterling silver by the lost wax process. To suggest some autumnal colouration, Abbie has applied 22ct gold leaf by the Korean Keum Boo technique. The gold becomes permanently bonded to the silver by heat and burnishing. For further colour variation the silver has been oxidised.

About the maker:

Abbie’s work  is all about the textures, patterns and forms created by nature. She aims to make metal have a soft, organic, individual quality. Her pieces are handcrafted and cast in precious metal by the lost wax method.  and some are set with natural gemstones.

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