Alison Sweeney's Necklace

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Rachel Hughes

In my last post I mentioned that Saressa Designs was selected to design a piece for Alison Sweeney via The Artisan Group. I'm so honored to be designing something for Alison, but wasn't sure where to start. After doing a little research, I think I've come up with something that will (hopefully!) be perfectly 'Alison'.  With her birthstone being sapphire and animals (her horse being one) holding such a precious place in her family and heart, I decided to mix two of my current necklaces together: the Counting Stars necklace and the Derby Cat necklace:


Alison's necklace features a large navy Sapphire onion that I've wrapped securely in 14k rose gold filled wire. The Sapphire is suspended from an oxidized sterling silver chain alongside a thick brass stamping of a horse. This horse stamping is made from a vintage press and is rich in detail. I've drilled it and used a 14k gold filled jump ring to attach it to the chain. Sapphire rondelles are set near the clasp to finish it off. I really love it, and I hope she does too. 


You can view the two necklaces that inspired this final outcome here:

http://www.saressadesigns.com/collections/necklaces/products/counting-stars-necklace-navy-sapphire-mixed-metal

http://www.saressadesigns.com/collections/necklaces/products/ametrine-necklace-with-horse-charm-in-sterling-silver-mixed-metal-equestrian-derby-cat

Posted in Alison Sweeney, Animal, Celebrity, Counting Stars, Custom, Derby Cat, Gifting, Horse, Sapphire, September Birthstone, Stamping, Swag Bag, The Artisan Group, Vintage


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