A gold-plated linked chain accented with dyed ruby stones supports a delicate 14-karat gold-filled chain, a brilliant pyrite nugget, tiny labradorite stones, and rich dyed-ruby pear drops.
Wallin & Buerkle
Blessed with hardworking grandmothers who passed down their creativity and ability to work with their hands, "I named my company after them," says Wallin & Buerkle founder Sharon Vipond. Using fine metals, gemstones, and pearls sourced from all over the world, Vipond and her team of artisans handcraft each piece of jewelry in her Portland, OR, studio.
Here, a polished pyrite horn pendant is suspended
on a delicate golden brass chain and finished with a 14 kt gold fill lobster clasp and an extension chain with a pyrite nugget and brass dangle.