Dennis Meade

Jeweler, Enamelist, and Hand Engraver

© Dennis Meade 2012-2017
Belt Buckle I: Champleve enamel on silver with silver and gold leaf; designed, laid out, and pierced by hand; Kentucky agate, African red jasper, and green tourmaline, set in handcrafted, riveted silver bezels; 3.5" x 1.75" x 3 mm.
Belt Buckle II: Champleve enamel on silver with silver and gold leaf; designed, laid out, and pierced by hand; Kentucky agate, set in handmade and riveted silver bezels; 2.75" x 2.375" x 3 mm.
Belt Buckle II: Champleve enamel on silver with silver and gold leaf; designed, laid out, and pierced by hand; Kentucky agate, set in handmade and riveted silver bezels; 2.75" x 2.375" x 3 mm. (Belt not included)
Bolo Tie I: Champleve enamel on silver with silver and gold leaf; designed, laid out, and pierced by hand; Kentucky agates on bolo and tassels, set in handmade and riveted silver bezels; 2.25" x 1.75" x 3 mm. Handcrafted display box is included.
Bolo Tie I (Back view): Double rings soldered to back of bolo hold leather cord securely in place; Kentucky agate tassels set in handmade, open-backed silver bezels enable view of both sides; tubing riveted to leather cord; handcrafted display box included.
Bolo Tie I (View of tassels): Kentucky agates set in handmade silver bezels with open backs, tassels are riveted to tubing, which is also riveted to leather cord; long tassel is 2.75� long; short tassel is 2.5� long; handcrafted display box included.
Ceremonial Ring I: (Top view) Kentucky Agate 18mm x 20mm set in an 18 kt. yellow gold bezel in sterling silver; Eighteen 3mm pearls and eighteen 3mm turquoise strung on silver wire around the bezel; Two yellow and two orange Chatham sapphires; Ring size 9.
Ceremonial Ring I: (Front view) Kentucky Agate 18mm x 20mm set in an 18 kt. yellow gold bezel in sterling silver; Eighteen 3mm pearls and eighteen 3mm turquoise strung on silver wire around the bezel; Two yellow and two orange Chatham sapphires; Ring size 9.
Ceremonial Ring I: (Side view) Kentucky Agate 18mm x 20mm set in an 18 kt. yellow gold bezel in sterling silver; Eighteen 3mm pearls and eighteen 3mm turquoise strung on silver wire around the bezel; Two yellow and two orange Chatham sapphires; Ring size 9.
Ceremonial Series by Dennis Meade, Jeweler-Craftsman
Using enameled shapes, colors, gemstones in his distinctive style, Dennis Meade combines functionality and adornment, and personally reinterprets ancient designs in the jewelry represented in his Ceremonial Series. Bolo ties and belt buckles become jewelry evoking celebrations of human rituals through life's passages.

Jewelry shown in this series may be custom designed to your specifications.  

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