Rose-cut rubies are bezel-set in 22k gold on sterling silver plates that have been etched in a floral pattern. Rhododendron seed pods are cast in sterling silver and hang from hinges.
Pacific rhododendrons, also called coast rhododendrons, grow throughout the Pacific Northwest. You can find them in and around forests, where their soft pink flowers glow against the green understory. These rubies are the color of wild buds right before they bloom.
Materials: rubies, 22k gold, recycled sterling silver
Length: 2 1/2”