PSI-Design

Gallery One - Necklaces

All jewelry designed and handcrafted by Nancy Howland.


Necklace, "Midnight"

Jewelry photo by martha busse

Hand-fabricated 19" necklace. Fused fine silver (cylinder between domes)10.5mm beads with black vitreous enamel centers. Onyx. Sterling silver clasp.
 


Necklace, "Lyrical Opera"

International opera star, Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944).            Jewelry photos by martha busse and Nancy Howland.

The 60” rope necklace consists of 100 sterling silver 8 mm beads, combined with
100 tube beads and 50 small silver balls.


Necklace, "Spring Rapture"

International opera star, Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944).            Jewelry photos by martha busse and Nancy Howland.

The 23” necklace includes 15 sterling silver 1/2” beads, 16 sterling and fine-silver strip woven 1/2” X 3/4” beads, plus the “Classic Ball Clasp” increased in size from 11.7 mm to 12.7 mm to match the 1/2” beads.


Necklace, "Moon Trills"

International opera star, Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944).                      Jewelry photos by Nancy Howland.

Moon Trills consists of half beads and whole beads.




Necklace, "Angel Drums"

International opera star, Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944).                      Jewelry photos by Nancy Howland.

Angel Drums is 20 inches long with 16 cylinders 9.5 mm by 9.0 mm and 15 spheres 9.5 mm in diameter with a ball clasp.




Necklace, "Dew of Heaven"

International opera star, Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944).                      Jewelry photos by Nancy Howland.

Dew of Heaven is 26 inches long with 45 beads 9.5 mm in diameter and 46 tubes.




Necklace, "House of Moons"

International opera star, Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944).            Jewelry photos by martha busse and Nancy Howland.

The 33” necklace includes 38 sterling silver 9.5 mm beads and features a matching bead size ball clasp. The clasp is the “Classic Ball Clasp” by Joe Reyes Apodaca, Lapidary Journal, Nov. 1999 reduced from 11.7 mm to 9.5 mm.




Choker, "Nutmeg"

Jewelry photo by Nancy Howland.

This necklace consists of fifteen 14 mm copper beads with an unpolished copper plate patina (waxed), connected with waxed cotton cord.




Necklace, "Silver Lace"

Jewelry photo by Nancy Howland.

Fourteen (14) of the 33 sterling silver beads (10.8-mm) are adorned with a sterling silver wire design consisting of four ovals inset with wire circles (see drawing above right). Two units of the design are domed and soldered over each bead at the bead hole. The design units extend past the bead mid-point to overlap and fit between each other. The necklace is 18.5" in length.




For further information please contact Chuck Howland.


Chuck Howland
PSI-Design
4001 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705

howlandowlc@aim.com
(608) 238-4933

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