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Whaley Designs, Krista Whaley

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[Artists & Fine Art Artisans, Beading, Goldsmith, Jewellery, Metal art, Silversmith | Workshops/Classes, Art Workshops]
Unique jewellery handcrafted in BC by the artist, Krista Whaley. These creations are composed of precious metals, gems cut by lapidary artists and fairly-traded Black Tahitian Pearls. See more work at
Scroll Pendant
This pendant is part of the Fiery Creations Series, so named for both the process of creation which involves letting the fire "play" with the metal and the fiery look of the finished pieces.

I continue to make this series because it's fun. I love the nearly complete lack of control and the lack of need for it. I decide the shape of the copper background and how much silver to put on the surface. Everything else is decided by the flame. Because of this, this suite feels primal and instinctive. It has a feeling of being both ancient and timeless, and the names of the pieces reflect that feeling.

This series is made of copper, sterling, and fine silver. Each piece’s surface is completely different.

Scroll Pendant
Copper and sterling silver with Sterling Silver Chain
Silver movement
Incredibly well-matched, round, silver pearls dangle from Shepherd hooks. These 8 mm pearls are so silver that they actually reflect colours from anything around them. Each earring weighs only a gram, so they can be worn for long periods without discomfort. From the top of the hook they measure 2.3 cm. All earrings come with plastic earring stoppers (not pictured) to protect your investment.

Silver Movement
Sterling silver & 8mm Fairly traded Black Tahitian Pearl Earrings
Dance is an abstract representation of the feeling of celebrating. It is a pendant formed of sterling silver that has two striking amethysts of completely different shades of purple. The surface is hammered which means more shine because the light bounces off from many different angles. People smile when they see this piece. Maybe it will bring a smile to someone you know.

Dance Pendant
1 Deep Purple amethyst, and 1 Lilac Amethyst set in Sterling Silver with a Sterling Silver Chain
Mountain Rising
Strength and Elegance. Vivid gold interior. Shiny sterling silver frame. Stunning Tahitian black pearl. This pendant, built on a series of circles, has everything you need. This pendant was created from sterling silver, 18kt gold, and a Fairly Traded Tahitian black pearl. It comes with the sterling chain it is displayed on.

Mountain Rising
Sterling silver, 18kt gold, Fairly traded Black Tahitian Pearl with sterling silver chain

Contact Whaley Designs, Krista Whaley

355 Pine Street, Nanaimo, V9R 2C1, British Columbia

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