Bespoke Yorkshire Terrier Pendant
Yorkshire Terrier Pendant in oxidised and gold plated silver
This little Yorkie is called Effie-Francis (What a name! I love it). Her owner lives in the US, little Effie means the world to her and so she commissioned us the make a miniature silver version of her little dog. I loved all the images I was sent, showing Effie in different outfits and with different hair dos. Our customer decided to have Effie portrayed "au naturel", except for a little bow in her hair.
I spent a few days carving a wax, sending progress images of it to Effie's owner. Once we both felt happy with the way the wax looked, I sent it off to be cast in Sterling Silver.
When the silver cast came back, I cleaned it up, polished it and turned it into a pendant. It was then sent off to the London Assay Office to receive a hallmark.
And finally I oxidised and gold plated parts of the bespoke dog pendant to give an impression of Effies black and brown furr.
And here is what Effie's owner thought about her new bespoke Yorkie pendant:
"Anyone who knows me , knows that I adore my dog. When I discovered that Jana Reinhardt jewelry was now offering custom pet pieces I knew I would obsess until I had made an inquiry. Once I discussed the project with them I was eager to start. I enjoyed the process from start to finish. I received photos in progress and timely status updates. The finished piece far exceeded my expectations. It is perfect. A keepsake I'll treasure always."