The Pregnant Dragon, a short jewelry story …

Jan and I hardly ever work figurative but this assignment turned out very well.

The customer’s request was … make a pendant for my sister, she is pregnant, her favorite color is blue and she loves dragons. Yes these things really happen in our studio!

The beautiful blue stone is a natural turquoise.

Do you know how you recognize a real natural Turquoise? A real Turquoise will as it gets older sort of discolor, the stone will become more blue, or more green, it depends on the wearer of the jewelry. So only after you wear the turquoise for a while you can be certain if it is the real thing.

Jan an I found this beautiful turquoise in Barcelona in a neat little store. The owner was a collector of special stones with extra ordinary cuts and shapes. There was a cabinet with lots of drawers with the most gorgeous stones …