One of my favorite subjects in sculpture and jewelry design is the tree.
Over the years I have created several versions of the Dryad:
a forest spirit in tree-shape
able to commune with other beings.
Many authors of classical literature
such as Milton and Keats describe them in poetry.
The Dryad is associated with the oak,
however other Tree Nymphs
associated with other kinds of trees;
such as apple trees were Epimeliad,
are associated with the Ash Tree.
This necklace of a Dryad is composed
of sterling silver for the body
and roots with bronze as the leaves above her.
Tiny nymphs hold the amulet to a custom sterling chain.
This necklace was created for a dear friend
and is a one-of-a-kind piece:
no mold was taken for reproduction.
However should you wish to have your own
personal Dryad made just for you,
I would only be too happy to make one for you.