Jessie VE’s Soul Weight Locket – JCK

murals varies in perspective relying on who’s taking a look at it, and that’s true of this newest launch by London-based jeweler Jessie VE.

The Soul Weight memento locket radiates a contact of the macabre with an abundance of magnificence, to be worn within the title of affection for these held most pricey, and in remembrance in the event that they’re now not with us.

“It’s stated {that a} human soul weighs 21 grams. I turned obsessive about the concept a cherished one’s soul may very well be one thing tangible, that you would maintain near your coronary heart and really feel the load of,” designer Jessie Evans says in a be aware on the pendant’s design. “Fill the blackened silver memento locket with the essence of somebody—their birthstone, a tiny be aware with their handwriting, a mini lock of their hair, and even ashes in the event that they’ve handed—nestled proper into the center of the piece.”

Hand-engraved on the pendant’s 4 sides are the quantity 21; “1 Soul” towards a background of bursting traces and stars; a forget-me-not flower; and a tear falling from an eye fixed motif, representing “a tear of glad reminiscences frozen in time,” based on the Jessie VE web site.

The piece consists of exactly 21 grams of stable 18k yellow gold, heavy each in its bodily presence and in what it represents—there may be actually an air of mourning jewellery right here.

However that’s additionally its magnificence: celebrating life with a creation meant to be treasured ceaselessly. This may very well be a sensational wedding ceremony reward, honoring the becoming a member of collectively of soul mates. (Each bit takes 8 to 10 weeks to create.)

The necklace comes with two silver bell-shape lockets to nestle contained in the gilded field, and that’s the place the wearer can retailer their treasures. One locket has rock crystal on the finish, by way of which you’ll clearly see inside, and the opposite has a extra opaque gemstone of alternative—moonstone, pink or inexperienced tourmaline, pearl—to obscure the locket’s contents.

High: Soul Weight memento locket in 18k yellow gold and silver, $16,049; Jessie VE

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