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Handmade Copper & Stone Artisan Jewelry

Mindfully Made In Santa Fe, NM

 

THE VISION

A raw collection of mindfully handcrafted jewelry, accessories & adornments of mixed metals, minerals, stones & crystals, with a focus in the art of electroforming copper. Blackbird & Sage aims to create jewelry that connects you to your ancestors, be one with your inner warrior & create a spark in you to always live a life of authenticity & courage. Made in small batches with handpicked stones & built with love & intention, it's mindful jewelry inspired by the Ancients. Crafted in a home based art studio in Santa Fe, NM.

THE ARTIST

Marie is the founder & sole artisan of Blackbird & Sage. Hailing from Manchester in the UK & now residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico she calls the Southwest US her happy place. The Land of Enchantment has truly stole her heart & she finds such inspiration & peace in the high desert. 

She is drawn to the natural, organic and unusual. Straight lines have never been her thing. Fitting in with the crowd she always found a chore. Wood, copper, crystals and earthy elements are her happy place. Solitude & nature are deeply connected to her Soul. She found the alchemical art of electroforming in 2015 & has never looked back.

THE PROCESS

Marie mainly uses the technique of copper electroforming to create her jewelry, slowly building up the copper over several days, with some pieces taking up to a week or more. The nature of electroforming creates highly unique & individual pieces, as no two pieces of jewelry are ever alike. Adding mixed metals such as silver, steel & brass, the result is a beautiful piece of organic jewelry, that is often made to order & designed & individually handcrafted with purpose & intention.