in the shop: black-capped chickadee necklace

Posted on March 21st, 2015 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

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This black-capped chickadee is inspired by those cheery little birds that brightened our New York winters when I was growing up.  My grandmother used to feed them peanut butter out of her hand, and they always seemed so friendly to me.

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Here in Colorado, we have mountain chickadees, which look like tiny masked bandits.  They are cute in their own way, but not quite as dashing as the black-capped chickadee.

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This chickadee is painted with colored India inks on a slice of aspen wood from our mountain.  It is edged in iridescent gold paint and hangs on a gold-plated chain.

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You can find this necklace at Poco Leon Studio!

5 Responses to “in the shop: black-capped chickadee necklace”

  1. Mimi says on :

    First thing I saw this morning – very cheery!!!

  2. susan says on :

    Beautiful necklace, Mia. You’re a very talented lady!

  3. mountain girl says on :

    Thanks Susan!

  4. Yanic says on :

    Such a delicate hand! You are very talented…

  5. Kim says on :

    This is stunning!

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