Imagine the roaring twenties
and the fabulous, long flowing garments that came from this exciting
time. They required jewelry that set off the long sleek lines
of these lighter and less encumbering fashions. Sautoir Necklace
was inspired by some of the jewelry of that time. The result
is a necklace that's long, flowing and dramatic. It is constructed
with an off-loom weaving technique called square stitch. This
stitch is used to create a series of patterned strips that are
joined by multiple strands of beads. The multiple strands are
then captured in the dramatic close of an incredible bead and
additional Color Palettes...
means "to chain" in old French.
Skill level: Intermediate.