Dennis Meade

Jeweler, Enamelist, and Hand Engraver

© Dennis Meade 2012-2017
Athena and Owl Swivel Pendant: (Obverse view) Silver tetradrachm 300-390 BC set in handcrafted matte black enamel on silver frame; handcrafted 18 kt. bezel and swivel; approximate size 2" long x 1.5" wide.
Athena and Owl Swivel Pendant: (Reverse view) Silver tetradrachm 300-390 BC set in handcrafted matte black enamel on silver frame; handcrafted 18 kt. bezel and swivel; approximate size 2" long x 1.5" wide.
Histiaia Earrings I: (Obverse view) Silver tetrobols 340-330 BC set in handcrafted 18 kt. gold mountings; Two natural fancy yellow radiant cut diamonds (combined weight of 2 diamonds = .81 ct.) S I 1; 2.375" long.
Histiaia Earrings I: (Obverse and reverse views) Silver tetrobols 340-330 BC set in handcrafted 18 kt. gold mountings; Two natural fancy yellow radiant cut diamonds (combined weight of 2 diamonds = .81 ct.) S I 1; 2.375" long.
Emperor Licinius I Cufflinks: Bronze Roman coins (folles) 308-324 AD, obverse views set in handcrafted silver mountings with swivel cufflink back; 23mm or .87" in diameter.
Emperor Licinius I Cufflinks: (Back view) Bronze Roman coins (folles) 308-324 AD, handcrafted silver mountings with swivel cufflink back; 23mm or .87" in diameter.
Azes and Pallas Athena Swivel Pendant: (Obverse view showing Azes) Silver tetradrachm 50 BC-5 AD set in handwoven18 kt. gold border; handcrafted 18 kt. gold bezel and swivel; approximate size 41mm long and 30mm in diameter.
Azes and Pallas Athena Swivel Pendant: (Reverse view showing Pallas Athena) Silver tetradrachm 50 BC-5 AD set in handwoven18 kt. gold border; handcrafted 18 kt. gold bezel and swivel; approximate size 41mm long and 30mm in diameter.
Qianlong Cash Coin Pendant: Qing Dynasty bronze coin 1644-1912 AD set in handcrafted enamel on silver mounting; 6 mm Chatham padparadscha sapphire, 14 kt. gold bezel; 1.5" in diameter; All pieces are assembled and riveted together.
Qianlong Cash Coin Pendant: (Assembly view) Qing Dynasty bronze coin 1644-1912 AD set in handcrafted enamel on silver mounting; 6 mm Chatham padparadscha sapphire, 14 kt. gold bezel; 1.5" in diameter; All pieces are assembled and riveted together.
Histiaia Earrings II: (Obverse view) Silver tetrobols 340-330 BC set in handcrafted 18 kt. gold mountings and earwires; 27mm (1.06") in length and 16mm (.63") wide.
Histiaia Earrings II: (Reverse view) Silver tetrobols 340-330 BC set in handcrafted 18 kt. gold mountings and earwires; 27mm (1.06") in length and 16mm (.63") wide.
Antiquity by Dennis Meade, Jeweler-Craftsman
Antiquity is a collection of jewelry designed by Dennis Meade that incorporates ancient coins and artifacts acquired through his interest in world mythologies. Dennis designs each piece to follow the unique shapes of these ancient objects to maintain their integrity. He accentuates their patinas through complimentary color achieved with enamel and precious gems and metals. Dennis' creative use of materials and innovative joining techniques enhance the ancient coins and elegantly redefine their use today as adornments of pendants, cufflinks, and earrings.

Ancient coins and objects such as the ones shown in this collection may be incorporated in custom designs of your specifications.  

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