One of the most incredible aspects on nature is its ability to not only withstand, but thrive in harsh environments. When given just the right amount of typically scarce rainfall, many desert flowers will bloom at least once a year. Cacti and succulents are able to store water, so most of their flowers don't require rainfall to bloom. Even in the most unexpected places, Mother Nature prevails and gifts the world with beautiful blooms to admire.
Materials: The Desert Flower pendant is cast in bronze with a hand patina and 24kt gold plated finish. It is accented with freshwater pearls and cast glass on a string of peridot beads.
Measures: 16" - 18" L (adjustable); Pendant: 0.68" L x 0.5" W
About Michael Michaud Jewelry
The Michael Michaud Jewelry Collection, designed by Michael Michaud, is a world renowned collection of botanical jewelry. It captures the beauty and exquisite detail of nature using soft patinas on bronze accented with pearls, beads, coral and stones. His exacting attention to detail gives you true to nature, botanical jewelry.
This unique jewelry is made by creating molds directly from botanical elements in a process similar to lost-wax casting. While traditional lost-wax casting begins with a hand-carved model of wax, Michael Michaud instead uses an actual leaf, branch or flower in place of the wax model. A mold is created around the botanical element and as it is heated the plant matter burns away and leaves behind a beautifully detailed mold of itself.
Michael Michaud Jewelry is renowned for its beauty and workmanship and is featured in the finest museums, galleries and speciality retailers around the world. Many collections are commissioned by leading museums such as The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, The National Gallery of Art and the Château de Versailles.
Each piece of Michael Michaud Jewelry is handcrafted in New York, U.S.A.