With Pendants and necklaces the Jewellery is worn next to the heart, the gold work, an intricate frame, a sit for the stones. In some pendants, the stones were ‘studio – cut’, at times shaped in an uneven amorphous form, challenging creativity and workmanship in finding ways to set them beautifully.
Tibetan Turquoise Pendants
The Fairy Pendant
An Antique Tibetan Turquoise, carved with a lot of time and love, in the old studio in Pune. Made with improvised tools, a 10x loop and a crude homemade carbide graver. Sold in the US through a gallery, to an unknown buyer.
22 and 18k ‘light rose’ gold. With small diamonds and one ruby.
Actual Size: Hight 39 mm, Width 29 mm.
From 1998 or 1999
Archive Reference: PT06
Tibetan Turquoise in 22 and 20k Rose gold frame. A Star-Sapphire on top of the bail with a small Diamond and an Opal.
Archive Reference: PT05
Tibetan Turquoises set in 22k gold, with a bit of hand made chain in 18k.
Archive Reference: PT03
Tibetan and Chinese Turquoise
An early silver and silver wire work. Mid 1990s.
Archive Reference: PT01