Vesuvianite Birch Bark Cuff
Birch bark cuffs! A little tribute to that sturdy + tough little tree. Cut it down, it sprouts from the stump and forms a magical birch coppice. Burn it, it'll come back up from root suckers. We can all learn a thing or two from the mighty birch tree.
This birch bark cuff is sturdily constructed from heavy gauge recycled sterling silver, which I textured by hand to give the appearance of lenticels - the little lines on the bark of birch and poplar trees that give them their characteristic appearance. The bracelet is set with a beautiful, faceted vesuvianite, in deep forest green. I've oxidized the silver to make the pattern stand out before hand-polishing it, and given it a rustic satin finish for an old world feel.
The bracelet is 3.25mm from top to bottom and 1.65mm thick, and measures approx. 6 inches with a 1-1.5 inch opening, making it one size fits most. These are adjustable to fit your unique wrist, simply slip it on and then push down on the inside ends. I can remove some material to make the bracelet smaller if needed - just leave me a note at checkout or send me an email via the contact page.
All handcrafted using traditional silversmithing techniques, with my own two hands and a lot of heart and soul. Each North Star Silver order comes lovingly packaged and ready for gift-giving. I use GOTS-certified organic cotton jewelry bags and/or 100% post consumer recycled kraft jewelry boxes with natural cotton filling. All orders come with a complimentary polish pad.
If you have any questions about this piece, please don't hesitate to contact me.
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