This sassy concho can be worn in a multitude of ways! On a velvet ribbon as a choker...threaded on your favorite hat band...resting on a skinny belt...fed on to a leather cuff... Handmade in the August Axel Jewelry Studio in Venice, CA. The sterling-silver concho was carefully chased and then dapped in a mold to create the iconic shape. The stars were formed from recycled silver and the turquoise was from an estate sale. (Likely Royston). This piece is truly one of a kind.
The August Axel Jewelry Studio is a creative workshop in Venice Beach, CA. The Studio and course offerings were designed to serve a range of skills and interests from talented tinkerers to advanced artists. Our goal is to provide solid and safe bench-instruction, combined with hands-on practice, so artists may operate safely, independently and successfully. COURSES: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Soldering. Bezel Setting. Tube Setting. Flush Setting. Prong Setting. Metalsmithing. Cold-Connections. Wire Wrapping. Knotting. Private or Group Lessons. And more. INSTRUCTORS: As Owner and Senior Instructor, Christy Sears brings a wealth of knowledge to the bench. With 15+ years of jewelry soldering and metal fabrication, endless patience and a healthy sense of humor, she creates a warm and welcoming learning environment. Not only does she believe in teaching "how", but "why" and this has made all of the difference to her students. All of the August Axel Jewelry Studio instructors create the same atmosphere, so students may reach their goals.
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