by Melle Finelli
1" drop on 18" wire; oxidized silver
Melissa Finelli is a Boston-based jeweler and metalsmith who creates work in her South End studio. Melissa studied metal smithing at the North Bennet Street School and sculpture at the School of Museum of Fine Arts. Her jewelry is forged by hand in silver or 18k gold by heating the metal, and then hammered to sculpt the piece into life.