Shade Metals

Species Specific Botanical Jewelry

mexican flowering dogwood

Dogwood, Magic (Cornus florida urbiniana)

Sara & Cesar

NATIVE RANGE: Mountain Forests of Eastern Mexico

DESCRIPTION: Understory tree known for its spiral blooms that don’t open flat like other dogwoods, white flower bracts are fused at the top

JEWELRY: Statement pendants sculpted by hand to mimic its unique flower

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We first encountered this tree at the National Arboretum in Washington DC. The flowers are so unique we had to figure out how to recreate them. We made a short video to illustrate the process, each pendant is unique just like the shapes on the real tree. Sculpting Dogwood Flowers

 
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