Re-Purposed Glass & Abalone Pendants

by Ronald P Black.
(Grand Ronde, OR)

Re-Purposed Glass & Abalone Pendants by Ronald P Black  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Abalone Elephant Pendant

You know the saying, “One Man’s Trash is another Man’s Treasure”.

Well, I was really fortunate to acquire scrap glass from a very well known Glass Blower and Abalone Shells from Divers.

Re-Purposed Glass & Abalone Pendants by Ronald P Black  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Abalone Medallion Pendant

I thought to myself, there must be a use for it all and so the story began about fusing scrap glass and polishing Abalone.

Re-Purposed Glass & Abalone Pendants by Ronald P Black  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Wire Wrapped Inverted Teardrop Glass Pendant

It is a long process of designing, cleaning, cutting, crushing, sorting, sifting, grinding & polishing before the raw materials become pieces of Jewelry, but it is well worth the effort.

Re-Purposed Glass & Abalone Pendants by Ronald P Black  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Donut Fused Glass Pendant

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Ronald P Black
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