We came across Vicki Pellegrini’s Etsy store, AlegraJewelry, because we have something really cool in common: we both LOVE Argentium® Silver! Vicki revels in it so much that she left an Argentium product review on our website. In the review she shares with her fellow jewelers why she loves Argentium® and how happy she is that we continually add more and more findings in this exciting new metal. On her Etsy site, she describes her favorite qualities about Argentium: purer, brighter, longer-lasting shine, and highly tarnish-resistant. Her love for this metal really shows in her work!
Vicki does her own soldering, hand-piercing, stone-setting, and stamping. Her designs incorporate Argentium® Silver, fine silver, copper and brass as well as her favorite gemstones.
"By using ordinary materials with more revered mineral stones I encourage the viewer to reconsider their definition of beauty," she says.
Another one of her pieces I came across and absolutely love:
Another one that caught my eye:
And my favorite:
These are just a few of Vicki’s many one-of-a-kind designs. I encourage anyone who appreciates handmade, wearable works of art to visit her Etsy store, AlegraJewelry. You just might find the perfect conversation piece.
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