subtle changes, growth under pressure, sharp at both ends with a twist in the blade showing that communication can go both ways, an open heart and mind are our best weapons. the diplomat, beautifully adorned to serve the message and accomplish goals.
the briar sword represents the page of swords.
this sword is hand forged and fabricated from hilt to tip from sterling silver and hand carved purpleheart. every part is handmade and bears marks of that process.
purpleheart is a rare hardwood, it encompasses symbolism of creativity and knowledge. the colour of the wood is natural.
this sword can be worn pinned to clothing or as a pendant. the handmade pin backing leaves room to also act as a bale giving this piece more diversity for styling.
the wood hilt is finished with locally sourced beeswax wood polish then fixed in place with jeweller's epoxy.
the swords should never come into contact with water. these pieces are delicate in nature and should not be crushed or treated in a rough way. try to avoid handling them by the wooden parts to ensure the epoxy is left undisturbed, ensuring a long life.
swords should also never be left in the sun to avoid bleaching the natural wood.
sterling silver will tarnish over time. this piece should not be dipped in silver polish of any kind. a silver polishing cloth can gently remove any tarnish on the silver components.
the briar sword is 8.2cm long
this article of adornment should never be used as a weapon or to promote violence.