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Orange blossom pendant by Michael Michaud

£60

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Inspired by the intricate elegance of the botanical, Michael Michaud uses a unique approach to create exquisitely detailed and beautiful jewellery. In a process similar to the traditional technique of lost-wax casting, Michaud takes actual leaves, petals and branches and carefully surrounds them in clay. When heated, a perfect mould is left as the plant matter burns away. Bronze casts are then made from the moulds, before being hand decorated.

Recalling the fruit panels in the V&A Refreshment Rooms, decorated by William Morris and his firm, this necklace features a hand-painted orange blossom accentuated with a freshwater pearl. 

Author/Artist/Designer

Michael Michaud

Dimensions

Chain length adjustable 40cm to 45cm

Composition

Patinated bronze. Hand-painted glass and freshwater pearl

Product code

157016

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DELIVERY
  • UK standard delivery £5
    (FREE on orders £35 and over*)
    (3 –6 working days)
  • Europe standard delivery £20
  • Rest of the world standard delivery £30
RETURNS

If you are not completely satisfied with your item you may return it within 28 days for a full refund.

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About the designer
Michael Michaud

Michael Michaud

Creating moulds directly from nature, Michael Michaud’s exquisitely detailed pieces are made using a process similar to lost-wax casting, with actual plant matter encased, then heated and burnt away to form his moulds.

Michaud’s natural forms and textures are complimented with soft patinas on bronze, accented with pearls, beads, coral and stones.