Our rendition of the Blue Mud Dauber Wasp...crafted in Sterling, set with a Cabochon of your choice: rich red Garnet, light, bright Adularia Moonstone, or shifting grey Labradorite. The photos are of a Moonstone set Wasp, one on a empty wasp nest Brie collected on the Forest floor as last winter began.
Size: Our handcrafted Wasp, designed on paper and crafted in Metal by Teresa, is approximately 1 1/4" long, that being the longest wing, its undulating body is 3/4" long. The Wasp's wingspan is approximately 1 " 2/16" wide. Three delicate strands of cable chain link to our own made hook clasp, connected with beads corresponding to your Cabochon choice. This Necklace will fall gracefully at approximately 17 ".
>>> This piece will be made for you, as most of our work is, please let us know ahead of time of your time frame needs if any.<<<
Mud Dauber, busy worker of the woods, crafts beautiful ovoid shape mud nests in trees usually, to raise it's young. It's shiny blue black body has always intrigued us, as do it's long elegant wings and long curving antennae. The originator of the term, wasp-like figure. It was a great pleasure to attempt to capture all this great design in solid Sterling.
All of our work is finely packaged, ready for unique gift giving. This Necklace, with a corresponding Wasp Card relating our inspiration from the mysteries of some of the smallest details of Nature.