War and Peace Choke Her

Nancy Meli Walker

Meli-Walker_Nancy

NMW Designs
Laguna Beach, CA, United States
2014

20 x 4.5 x ¼ inches

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Handmade Argentium Silver Chain Maille necklace, Chasing and Repoussé Argentium Silver Medieval Shields, Hand Fabricated 22k Gold Peace Sign and Teardrop Garnet Bezels, Wire wrapped Pearl drops and Plastic Toy Guns.

Symbols, Unfortunately timeless:
Chain Maille necklace- War throughout history.
Pure white bullet pearls- The innocent life lost in war.
Plastic Toy Guns- Exposing our children at an early age to war as if it was a game.
22k Gold Peace Sign- The preciousness and high value of peace.
Blood Red Teardrop Garnets- Loss of life/blood and tears cried from war.
Chasing and Repousse’ Medieval Shields- We should Shield us from Confrontation and War.

Bio
NMW explores the ancient metalsmith techniques of Chasing and Repoussé, Filigree, Carving, Granulation, and a variety of other metal processes to create unique, highly crafted, one-of-a-kind and limited-edition jewelry. A mix of ancient techniques with a modern design twist examine nature, texture, gems and light. Available @ Studio 22k in Maui.

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