Rare Michael Dawkins Sterling Silver Cultured Freshwater Pearl 16" choker. This stunning necklace has sterling beads separating the cultured freshwater white pearls.
Such a modern, rock and roll take on pearls!
I left as is with the gorgeous patina, but you can polish this up nice and shiny if you like!
Michael Dawkins has developed one of the most recognizable and respected designer jewelry brands. As a student, he was drawn to architecture and industrial design. The combination of these interests and his pursuit of an aesthetic sensibility helped shape his design process. "I have discovered the basic principles of form and rhythm in the study of natural objects. I strive to translate these principles into jewelry designs that are functional, wearable, and timeless."
Michael Dawkins often uses sterling silver, gold, diamonds, semi-precious stones, and unusual natural materials found in his travels. Early on in his career, he discovered the ancient technique of granulation, in which metal is heated and formed into tiny spheres that are affixed in various patterns. Incorporating this design element along with clean, crisp lines has become his signature. His collection combines a modern sensibility with an infinite respect for the hues, textures, and compositions abundant in nature.
All of these influences come together to create some of the most sought-after treasures in contemporary designer jewelry.