Triphine's Key Pendant in Copper and Aqua Malaysia Jade


Triphine's Key features intricate copper wire work, accented with a single aqua Malaysia jade bead at the center. I hand formed and cold forged the frame and the filigree elements of the key from pure copper wire and wove all the pieces with a very fine gauge of copper wire. I added a handwoven copper bail and antiqued the entire pendant to a dark patina, and then hand buffed the piece to give it a warm glow. The result is an air of something ancient, treasured, and precious. The design also includes elements of Victorian and steampunk art, and the antiqued metal contrasts beautifully with the romantic design of the key. Triphine's Key measures 7.5 cm (approx. 3 inches) from the top of the bail to the bottom of the key, and 2.5 cm (approx. 1 inch) across at the widest point.  This pendant comes ready to wear with a necklace cord.