In the midst of working on the ready-to-wear collections, I was commissioned to work on a bespoke piece. D wanted a classic, long layered necklace that she could throw on anything plain. I was happy to take a breather from the ready-to-wear work, which can be intensive to say the least, and indulge the craving for creating. And even happier when she basically told me to go ahead do whatever I want. :)
So we stuck to the original classic idea, albeit switching it up and making it our own. We chose aquamarine cabochons - mossy ones with black dendrites running through it, baroque fresh water pearls, blue-green sapphires and the kicker... cognac diamonds. The combination of gems we hoped would create a rich burst of luxe textures and yet, keep it subtle enough for work.
After a somewhat painful trial and error of trying out a bunch of combinations of lengths and thickness of the chains, we finally found on one that seem to fufill both our aesthetic requirements and functional requirements of the piece. :)