Hand fabricated in 18 karat yellow gold on 8.5 millimeter thick braided leather. The center piece of this work consists of 5 independent fused and hammer-finished loops with a suspended pendant set with pure blue turquoise. The back side of this necklace is also made of 18 Karat gold: with hand made chain loops and a custom interlocking clasp. In total there is one troy ounce of 18 karat gold in this finished work of art. It all started with 2.0 millimeter square wire and with the help of a rolling mill, a lot of hammering, and a hot torch to create each component.