Silver T-bar Twist Necklace


The Silver T-bar Twist Necklace is inspired by the sound of rock guitar as seen through my synaesthesia. It hangs on an unusual chain I recovered from an antique necklace, reimagined with a t-bar clasp that fastens at the front next to the pendant.

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Silver T-bar Twist Necklace

This Silver T-bar Twist Necklaceis unique. The hand-hammered sculptural swirls give it a sophisticated and visually satisfying look. The whole necklace has been blackened then given a burnish polished finish to highlight the beautiful surface texture.  I have hand forged it from one piece of recycled silver, and as a result, it is a twisting design like the guitar playing that inspired it. This Silver T-bar Twist Necklace hangs from an unusual chain recovered from an antique necklace. It has an easy to do up T-clasp at the front as an innovative detail.

Inspired by Music and Synaesthesia

I am synaesthetic, which is a neurological trait where the senses cross.  Therefore I have a strong visual impression of shape, colour, movement and sometimes texture when I hear music. This Silver T-bar Twist Necklace is inspired by what I see when I listen to the incendiary guitar playing of Matt Bellamy from Muse.  As a result, the shapes in this silver necklace are little snippets of electric guitar music made visible by my synaesthesia. Hence this t-bar necklace twists like crackled and distorted electric guitar playing. There’s more about what inspires my jewellery and how I make it in these articles from my blog.

As I Make Unusual Jewellery, the Energy of Matt Bellamy’s Guitar Playing Pours into It

Recycled Silver

I recycle the silver I have used in this Silver T-bar Twist Necklace from old and broken silverware and cutlery. Consequently, I can eliminate the need for newly mined silver in my work. I melted a piece of old silverware down. Then I hand forged the resulting ingot of molten silver into this carefully crafted necklace.

Who Is This Silver T-bar Twist Necklace For?

This necklace is for a woman who anchors her style with key loved pieces.  You look for the unusual and like to show your individuality with the jewellery you wear. You look for good quality and design in the jewellery, clothes and accessories that make up your style.

  • Sterling silver necklace and chain with a t-bar clasp
  • One-off piece
  • Pendant W-18mm L-52mm D-10mm
  • Chain W-3.5mm x L-460mm (18in)
  • Blacksilver burnished finish
  • Comes to you protected by a sturdy branded box

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