Garnet, Tourmaline & Diamond Pendant | Modernist


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Modernist pendant features a striking suite of 8.10 carat total weight green tourmaline and 8.46 carat total weight purple garnets cut by master lapidary Stephen Avery. Adam crafted this dramatic pendant in green VeraGold™ and white gold accented with 0.45 carat total weight pavé set diamonds. To complete the piece, it is suspended from a 10-strand 14kt white gold sparkling chain.
When it comes to gemstone cutting, the touch of a master cannot be taught. Stephen Avery’s work is an outstanding example of how that touch transforms a technical task into an art form. A marriage of rigorous training and intuition allow Avery to understand the potential of a raw material. His imagination guides exquisite cuts to reveal captivating forms. Read more in an article on Stephen Avery posted to our blog.
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Stephen Avery is the lapidary artist responsible for this brilliant gemstone cut. His distinctive and innovative cutting style is an inspiration to Adam and gemstone lovers everywhere. Learn more about Avery on our blog.
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From his Laguna Beach studio, designer and goldsmith Adam Neeley pushes the boundaries of modern jewelry design. His award-winning jewelry is celebrated by jewelry industry authorities, collectors, and the Smithsonian Institution. We invite you to learn more by visiting our About Adam and Welcome pages.