by Lynda Bahr
18, 22k, and yellow gold mokume pendant with diamond on a sterling silver chain
16" long with a .75" long x .5" wide pendant
The concept driving this husband and wife team, who collaborate on both design and production, is to evoke the imagery of primitive art or archeological relics in a clearly contemporary expression. Mokume gane, which involves an ancient Japanese method of layering colored metals, is hand fabricated by the artists for each composition.