one-of-a-kind grand portion of fossilized wood Lightning Ridge opal is adorned with 14k gold barnacles and placed upon an artful dark silver chain with elongated egg-motif detailing, by artist-jeweler Hannah Blount

This piece is part of artist-jeweler Hannah Blount’s Ruthie B. collection – an homage to the nostalgia of her childhood fishing home and named after her father’s fishing vessel, which itself, was named after Hannah’s mother.

materials: 16.2ct fossilized wood Lightning Ridge opal, 14k gold, oxidized sterling silver, approximately 15x34mm, 32 inch detailed infinity chain

About the Artist

The daughter of a fisherman and a seamstress, Hannah was raised in the tradition of hand skills, hard work, and dedication. In their weathered island home, she and her six siblings learned how to entertain themselves amidst the chaos that comes with such a large family. Her fine jewelry encompasses an organic and refined aesthetic. Hannah currently works out of her studio in New York, and sells her jewelry in various boutiques and galleries across the country