Jessie VE’s Soul Weight Locket – JCK

A very good murals varies in perspective relying on who’s 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 identify of affection for these held most pricey, and in remembrance in the event that they’re not with us.

“It’s stated {that a} human soul weighs 21 grams. I grew to become obsessive about the concept that a cherished one’s soul might be one thing tangible, that you might maintain near your coronary heart and really feel the load of,” designer Jessie Evans says in a word on the pendant’s design. “Fill the blackened silver memento locket with the essence of somebody—their birthstone, a tiny word with their handwriting, a mini lock of their hair, and even ashes in the event that they’ve handed—nestled proper into the guts 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 pleased recollections frozen in time,” in accordance with the Jessie VE web site.

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

However that’s additionally its magnificence: celebrating life with a creation meant to be treasured eternally. This might be a sensational marriage ceremony reward, honoring the becoming a member of collectively of soul mates. (Every 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 selection—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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