Women's Metallic Intaglio Necklaces (brass)

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About)). More and more, the jewelry I collect and wear is less decorative and more talismanic. In this series of carved pendants, I've called upon classic symbols and Victorian sentiments to make a modern series of intaglios. Note that the words read in reverse; this is so they can be pressed into hot wax to seal a letter. Not that you'd do that, really, but this is what intaglios were originally used for. These pre-postage-stamp messages were often infused with humor, beauty, and love, and we've tried to do the same. Details)). Made by hand in our Brooklyn studio. Materials: Brass. Measurements: Intaglios are about 1/2" tall. Chains are 22" long. Color: metallic