Entirely hand-fabricated, including the clasp, this striking choker can even be lengthened, if you wish, by attaching a little silver, handmade chain at the back, instead of the clasp. (We have them in several sizes, just ask.)
One of the legions of excellent jewelers whose names are not widely known, Alvin Tso is especially known for this handsome stepped design.
The graphic pattern is cut out of one layer of silver, and soldered onto the silver base, which is darkened with acid.
This crisp contrast allows the design to shine- literally.
The stepped shape of the individual links evoke the steps that lead down to sacred kivas (ceremonial preparation rooms), and also the age-old symbol for rainfall.
Very good luck, in either case, and it is repeated in the cut-out pattern, as well.
With its precise, geometric design, the necklace looks both modern and ancient, and is eminently wearable, day or night.
The classic palette of black and silver will go with almost every color you can think of, even with tweeds and stripes.
The double-hook clasp is joined by an additional link, matching the rest, but curved, to fit comfortably around your neck – an uncommon, handsome and useful touch.
With a distinctive silhouette, flawless workmanship (even the circular links are handmade), and understated drama, this is a necklace you will wear again and again, and again.