The cast insitu charm by Kirra-lea Caynes is made from sterling silver, and features a horizontal row of bead-set green Australian sapphires. With its organic shape and pebble size, this unique charm is fitted with a jumpring read for a bracelet or necklace.
Sterling silver, 5 x Australian sapphires.
Dimensions of charm: 15mm x 8mm x 4mm
Kirra-Lea Caynes is a qualified jeweller with over 10 years’ experience. She specialises in hand-crafted sterling silver and gold jewellery that is inspired by nature. Caynes is also an accomplished sand caster and specialises in cast-in-place rough and faceted sapphires. This unique skill has enabled her to travel around Australia and New Zealand teaching fellow jewellers and novices alike the ancient technique. All her rough sapphires are Australian mined by small family businesses and hobbyists. Caynes also makes fossicking trips into the Tasmanian wilderness where she finds her own rough gemstones in the pristine North East rivers.
Caynes has won multiple competitions, including The JAA Jewellery Awards, DGA Design Awards, and most recently Jeweller of the Year in the 2019 JAA Design competition.