This is a larger version of my Cupid's Dart heart pendant using a glowing soft pink genuine Murano heart as it's centre-piece. This heart is made of pink glass over a white core with a milky effect caused by a myriad of tiny bubbles intentionally trapped within the glass. It is inspired by the Roman legend of Cupid and his magical bow. The heart measures 20 mm long and is genuine Murano glass from Venice itself. I have mounted this delicately beautiful work of art by crafting a sterling silver arrow entirely by a hand forging process of heating and hammering the metal, then carving out the details by hand such as the fletchings at the top of the shaft. This makes each arrow unique and totally one of a kind. At 50 mm 2" long and mounted on a 450 mm 17 3/4" sterling silver chain, this pendant would make a beautiful gift which is sure to be appreciated and treasured for years to come. the final photograph shows it pictured with a vintage lipstick case measuring 3" or 80 mm in length.
It comes packaged carefully in a black gift box, fastened with a satin bow.
According to legend Cupid is a mischeivous boy who enjoys causing trouble for mortals by piercing their hearts with an arrow or dart from his bow, which makes them fall hopelessly in love. I have made several pendants in this style in different colours and styles of beautiful Murano glass and they are my most loved design. As they are made by hammering sterling silver wire and forging it into shape, they are all completely unique and one of a kind. I love the way that the wire appears to grow into the shape of the arrow when I make the pendant, and the risk of hammering next to the precious Venetian bead is something of a thrill!
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