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Duffy Brown - Jewelry Gallery

Duffy Designs
Greenville, SC. USA

I’ve been constructing metal jewelry for 15 years. Learned the basics from Penland School of Crafts in N.C. Before that I had obtained an associate degree in art from the Greenville Museum of Art School in Greenville, SC.

My main interest is originality and spontaneous expression. My latest skill has been in lapidary work. I use sterling silver, copper, and bronze which I’ve etched, usually. Nature is an important inspiration.

Materials: sterling silver, Chinese Writing Stone
Dimensions: 2 1/2" long, 1 1/2" wide

I have cut and polished the stone then set it in a hand fabricated sterling setting. Cold forged the wire bar on top and wire wrapped it to the pendant.

Photo credit: Duffy Brown

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Pendant with Green Stone, Driftwood,and Woven Copper

Materials: Hand cut and polished stone,driftwood, and woven copper
Dimensions: 2 1/4" X 1 1/2"

I have soldered sterling silver rectangular wire to copper sheet. The three sections hold woven copper, driftwood, and a lovely green stone which I cut and polished.

Rainforest Jasper pin/pendant

Materials: sterling silver,rainforest jasper,and semi-precious cabochons
Dimensions: 2" across
Realation to theme: bezeled rainforest jasper and small cabochons are soldered to sterling silver wire. Pin and pendant. The stone is my favorite. It looks like a map of my state.