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Black Agate and Sterling Silver Artisan Crafted Necklace, 'Elos'

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Black Agate and Sterling Silver Artisan Crafted Necklace, 'Elos'

5.0 (artist rating)

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Learn More

Available in 2 to 8 weeks. Learn More

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Globes of black agate dazzle in this original necklace by Lucia Prata. The sterling silver necklace is crafted by hand featuring free form elos (links) in a design of arresting elegance.

.925 Sterling silver

Made in Brazil

  • Sterling silver, enhanced agate
  • Lobster claw clasp
  • High polish finish
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
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  • 27 grams
  • 0.95 oz
  • 43 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • 17" L x 0.6" W
  • Extender: 3 cm L
  • Extender: 1.2" L
  • Links: 2 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Links: 0.8" L x 0.6" W
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Artfully crafted by Lucia Prata from Brazil.

 

Meet the Artist

Lucia Prata

Lucia Prata

5.0 (artist rating)

"I learned about everything... watercolor, gouache, oil, acrylic and sculpture - the art form which most impassions me."

"I was born in 1962. I studied technical design and graduated in History and Data Processing in 1984. The following year... I left everything and went to study at the Parque Lage School of Visual Arts, haven of vanguard art. There I learned about everything and took all of my courses at the same time: watercolor, gouache, oil, acrylic and sculpture - the art form which most impassions me.

"In 1989 I left school to sell my works and started to frequent artist's studios, searching for influences and experimenting with materials like resin and cement. The following year I had my first exhibition. Since then I haven't stopped; I've exhibited in Rio several times, in Brasilia in 1995, and I participated in a showing in New York. In 1992 I felt confident enough to work alone and I rented a studio for myself until 1999, when I installed a studio in my own house.

My passion for jewelry began together with my sculptures. The delicate work of manipulating the material always fascinated me. To mix the fabulous gems that we found in Brazil with silver or gold and to reach a wonderful aesthetic result is my objective, my search. I began to experiment, but didn't find pieces I liked to adorn my creations, so I passed to a phase of trying to draw something to please me. It took some time to reach a piece I believed good enough to sell, but I believe I did and felt a sense of accomplishment. I don't see a beautiful jewel in silver, but a delicate sculpture.

"At the beginning of 2000 I became familiar with the studio of Frazao, another NOVICA artist, when I was developing a new work with iron. I love working with this material because I can interfere in every phase of production, different from other metals with which the artist's work stops in the founding stage and only returns in the monitoring of the finish.

"I know about NOVICA through Frazao. I received the news of selling through the Internet with a certain level of distrust, as this is a new path in which I never expected to tread. But, I decided to gamble and I am certain that I and NOVICA will achieve excellent results working together."

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WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
FINDING YOUR SIZE

Take your measurements with the tape measure over your under garments. If your measurements fall between sizes you may prefer the next larger size. Inseam, skirt and dress lengths vary by style and will be listed in the item description. Our sweaters are knit in standard American sizes, however actual measurements vary by style.

BUST / CHEST

Measure around the fullest part of chest under the arms and over the shoulder blades keeping the tape measure level.

WAIST

Measure around the smallest part of the waist keeping the tape measure comfortably loose. Most garments use the low waist measurement noted below.

LOW WAIST

Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.

HIPS

Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.

NECK

Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.

SLEEVE

Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.

INSEAM

Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.

 

Belts with buckles are measured in inches that correspond to a waist size however, most people do not wear belts on the waist, they wear them closer to the hips. A buckle belt measurement is take from the end of the "pin" of the buckle to the middle hole on the belt. Generally there are 5 holes for size adjustment, with a 1" space between each, so the middle hole will the be average size of the belt.

For at tie belt (no buckle) measure the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This again is the medium size of the belt.

For a soft fabric tie belt it can be called "1 size fits most" and the entire length of the belt should be measured and listed.

See buckle/tie belt size standards below.

WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

Lay sash/tie out flat away from the garment and measure from end to end.

Belt with buckle

Measure from the end of the pin of the buckle (where it touches the buckle) to the middle hole.

Belt without buckle

Measure from the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This is will give you the medium size of the belt.

Download our printable ring sizing chart to find the perfect fit!

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