Twig Jewelry, Draw Closer to Nature
Handmade Twig Jewelry is a new contender in the growing world of nature-inspired, custom jewelry. While trends such as raw gemstone jewelry have been around for a while, twig jewelry by contrast is quite new and adds an amazing twist to nature-inspired jewelry styles.
This article explores some of the neatest things about twig jewelry and why it stands apart from other pieces.
Twig jewelry is made from real twig, cast in a precious metal and serves to immortalize a small piece of nature. Handmade twig jewelry adds an additional layer of symbolism beyond traditional jewelry, by allowing your piece to have a unique value. In combination with a well-set gemstone, a twig ring, for example, could communicate profound meaning in a way that a traditional band could not.
Twig jewelry, communicates a love and appreciation of nature, as well as an appreciation for the beautiful unlawfulness of nature. Twig rings are not perfectly symmetrical or comprised of straight lines. Much like life, they are unpredictable and full of unexpected, but wonderful turns and twists. Depending on your choice of twig, however, you are able to place significant further meaning onto your wonderful jewelry. Choosing a yew twig, for example, which has historically stood for transcendence, life, death, and rebirth, can communicate a deep appreciation for the value of life and the incredible hope of rebirth, making a gold-coated yew ring a perfect creation for a personal piece of symbolic motivation.
Twig jewelry is often inset with uncut, natural diamonds. These diamonds are polished to a crystal clarity so that the natural shape of their formation is visible. Wrapped carefully in the gentle grasp of a twig ring, for example, a natural diamond only enhances the wild, unfettered look of handmade twig jewelry. In the same way, characteristics of raw gemstone jewelry can be mixed with that of twig jewelry, creating a wonderful fusion piece featuring the best of both worlds: a raw gemstone and a precious metal-cast twig.
In addition to being able to choose your own twig type, you can also have your twig jewelry cast in a great number of precious metals. Yellow, rose, and white gold, platinum, palladium, and silver are all possibilities for creating the piece that says precisely what you want it to. Want something that speaks to the depth and soul of the ocean? Choose a birch twig cast in clean platinum, inset with a raw sapphire to evoke the incredible beauty of the sea in the minds of all who see your wonderful piece. Twig jewelry provides an alternative that is not only incredibly attractive, but personalized and one of a kind.
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