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Paintings in Miniature for Personal Adornment

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My partner, Jeff, and I have been collaborating on many fronts for years. We’re lucky because we have the advantage of appreciating each other’s work. I love Jeff’s work, and I know he loves mine. This has allowed us a very creative and expansive relationship. A day never goes by that we don’t talk about our projects and processes.

We have been planning on combining our skills to create a series of jewelry pieces for a long time, and this is our first venture into the “tiny world”. Jeff has spent a lot of time in the micro-world of jewelry. Me, not so much. It is demanding, painting so small. But I love the results, and I love another opportunity for us to combine our efforts. I hope you enjoy them, too.

Each of the paintings is an original watercolor. The paintings are sprayed with a thin fixative to protect and waterproof them. The "frames" or "settings" are cut from fine hardwoods, such as ebony, cocobolo, and satinwood. Ornamentation is of solid sterling silver, and the kanji (meaning - "wood" or "tree") is in red enamel. Each pendant is supplied with a 16" or 18" black rubber cord with a sterling clasp.

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Orange Cymbidium Scroll Pendant

Cymbidium orchids are a perennial favorite of mine...and many others, I think. They are not only beautiful, they are prolific and resilient. Those are qualities useful in all species.
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Orange Cymbidium Scroll Pendant  SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $15 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

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Cymbidium Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Lavinia Burl/Sterling Silver
1" x 3"
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Seahorse Scroll Pendant

The miniature painting in the Seahorse pendant is a representation of amrita nadi shown as a seahorse. The lotus symbol for the sahasrar is above the seahorse, an inverted lotus bud represents the sinoatrial node of the heart. The seahorse represents the S-curve current that runs between the two.
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Seahorse Scroll Pendant   $295

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $15 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

Seahorse Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Satinwood/Sterling Silver/Enamel
1" x 3"
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Pink Lotuses Scroll Pendant

The miniature painting in the Pink Lotuses pendant is adorned with 24kt gold leaf clouds while the lotuses rise out of cool blue, serene waters.
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Pink Lotuses Scroll Pendant   $295

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $15 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

Pink Lotuses Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Gold Leaf/Ebony/Sterling Silver
1" x 3"
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2nd Set Scroll Pendant

The Three Waves Scroll Pendant was very popular, and I love painting these Hokusai-style waves, so here is the 2nd Set Scroll Pendant. You may want to catch this one.
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2nd Set Scroll Pendant  SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $15 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

2nd Set Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel
1" x 3"
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Equestris Scroll Pendant

The miniature painting in the Equestris pendant is a representation of amrita nadi shown as a seahorse. The lotus symbol for the sahasrar is above the seahorse, an inverted lotus bud represents the sinoatrial node of the heart. The seahorse represents the S-curve current that runs between the two.
Purchase
Equestris Scroll Pendant   $295

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $15 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

Equestris Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Lavinia Burl/Sterling Silver
1" x 3"
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Merlin Scroll Pendant

The miniature painting in the Merlin pendant is a reduction of a painting on silk that I did several years ago. You can see a representation of the original in the Giclée Prints Portfolio.
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Merlin Scroll Pendant  SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $10 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

Merlin Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel
1" x 3"
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Calla Lilies Scroll Pendant

The Calla Lilies pendant is a miniaturizaion of a calla lily painting in the Floral Portraits Series. You can see the original paintings in the Floral Portraits gallery.
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Calla Lilies Scroll Pendant   SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $15 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

Calla Lilies Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel
1" x 3"
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3 Waves Scroll Pendant

The 3 Waves pendant is a miniaturizaion of a painting that I did for the Narathon, Current Chaos. You can see the original painting in the Century Watercolor Book.
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3 Waves Scroll Pendant  
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Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $10 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

3 Waves Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel
1" x 3"
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True Water Scroll Pendant

The True Water pendant is a miniaturizaion of a painting done in the style of the Rising Sun Series. Color and gold leaf are used to the same effect. This is the series that I have been working in most recently. The entire series grew from a painting I did for the Century Watercolor Extravaganza. You can see the entire collection in the Rising Sun Series gallery.
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True Water Scroll Pendant   SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $10 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

True Water Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Gold Leaf/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel       1" x 3"
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Orchid Scroll Pendant

The Orchid pendant is a miniaturizaion of the third painting that I did for the Narathon, A Star Is Born. You can see the original painting in the Century Watercolor Book.
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Orchid Scroll Pendant   SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $10 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

Orchid Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Gold Leaf/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel       1" x 3"
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3 Persimmons Scroll Pendant

The 3 Persimmons pendant is a miniaturizaion of a painting, Fall Into the Heart, that I did for the Narathon. You can see the original painting in the Century Watercolor Book.
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Persimmons Scroll Pendant   SOLD

Each of the Scroll Pendants is placed in a frame of the finest hardwoods and then adorned with sterling silver ornamentation and findings. The red Japanese kanji character’s meaning is “tree” or “wood”. The wood has been treated and fragranced with fine oud oil. Some of the sterling silver elements have been “patinaed” to tone down the reflective quality of the metal so that the painting is the more easily seen.

Purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping and insurance charges of $10 are included in the total. Sales tax of 8.25% is applied to all sales originating in California.

Would you like some more information? Click here to contact me.

3 Persimmons Scroll Pendant
Watercolor/Gold Leaf/Ebony/Sterling Silver/Enamel       1" x 3"