Appling Kidney Project
Art from the Heart

Custom kidneys were designed in wax, cast and finished in Sterling Silver.  The spacious surface of kidneys on keychain allowed for engraved initials.

 
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When a family friend approached me regarding designing a piece of jewelry for her husband, donor and donor's wife, I was honored and ready for the challenge. I have been designing lariat necklaces using various shapes. She loved the Circle Lariat Necklace and at that point we knew the direction to go in;  got to work! Each kidney was designed in wax then cast in Sterling Silver. Jayne and I are both so happy with this design. We nailed it!
To read about Rob Appling's story:  http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/applingbennett

 
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stephanie edstrom