Barbara Bixby Sterling & 18K Gemstone Mermaid Enhancer

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Everything about this Barbara Bixby mermaid enhancer showcases your whimsical sense of style. The gorgeous piece is vibrant with a variety of colorful gemstones, carved abalone shell, and green/blue epoxy enamel. A variety of textures and finishes makes it an intricate enhancer with loads of personality. From Barbara Bixby.

  • Sterling silver, 18K yellow gold
  • Total gemstone weight is approximately 1.05 carats
  • Cultured freshwater pearl measures approximately 7.0mm
  • Mermaid design with satin-finish body; holds flower with prong- and milgrain bezel-set, round iolite; carved abalone shell hair with bead-set, round black sapphire headband and rhodolite necklace; tail with green/blue epoxy enamel and 18K yellow gold beaded motif and prong-set, oval rhodolites; zigzag motif; oxidized finish; oval black cultured freshwater pearl dangles; white topaz bezel set on chain
  • Hinged bail with safety catch accommodates most chains
  • Measures approximately 3-1/4"L x 1-7/8"W
  • Imported

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Barbara Bixby Sterling & 18K Gemstone Mermaid Enhancer is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Treasure! It is not often that you find mermaid jewelry, and certainly not pieces of this caliber. This very special enhancer/pendant is beautifully carved and detailed. It is also a nice large size - easily recognized - without being gaudy. The enameling is vibrant, and richly shaded. The gemstones glisten and the abalone glows. The 18k gold touches are noticeable, and they allow wear with your other gold accessories. I especially love the little details like the earring, and the bubbles of white topaz. Would I change anything? Yes, as always, I wish Ms. Bixby would go to connector rings and enhancer clips that use a push spring open and close instead of the clip closures. These pieces are too valued to risk loss. Please, please Barbara, consider the push closures for security and ease of use.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really!?!?!?!!!! Fantastic! Only Barbara would attempt the detail accomplished on this piece. Wow.....so unique and so beautiful. Excellent craftsmanship. Just absolutely fantastic. And, I waited forever for this to go on sale, which it did for a short time. Love this piece.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dream Mermaid Enhancer I was wanting Barbara Bixby to do a mermaid piece and was thrilled to find it. The piece is stunning and I get compliments wherever I go. The color and textures in this piece is fantastic and would love to have this in a ring. Being a Pisces and a water person, I am very happy with my sea maiden aka mermaid. I pair this enhancer with the Honora teal pearl necklace for a really cool look!
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breath taking! WOW! I bought this lovely piece for my upcoming birthday and then told my husband how much I love his gift!! He was relieved he didn't have to worry about what to get me this year! She just arrived today and all I can say is she is BREATH TAKING! There is so much to look at and I know everyone will ask about her so I am memorizing all the beautiful stones! There are so many stones and the total carat weight looks much larger than 1.05 cts. In addition, the beautiful enameling and abolone shell hair are perfection! There is lots of detailed silver work that is iodized so you see every little detail! Then it is topped off with the dangeling black pearl! She even has an 18kt gold earring dangeling from her ear! You will not only love to wear her, but you will love all the conversations she starts. Just remember all the different stones that you'll want to point out. WOW again Barbara! She is perfection and thank you for sharing your artistry and lovely back stories with QVC customers! Everything you do is loved and appreciated. Especially by this 'Water' sign girl!
Date published: 2016-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW! Stunning! Very detailed. Just get it. Great investment with these pieces.
Date published: 2015-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jaw dropping amazing! Barbara Bixby is the woman! I purchased the mermaid, I've loved mermaids forever, and I purchased the Ram, on a feeling! Can I afford them?....they are too precious to miss out on.
Date published: 2015-09-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from did not look like an expensive piece of Jewelry Anticipation for this Mermaid Enhancer is the only thing to describe how I felt when it was ordered. Underwhelmed when I opened the box. The silver did not have the look of silver but rather it looked like a costume piece of Jewelry. Sadly will be going back.
Date published: 2015-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from just beautiful......... This mermaid is one of my most favorite Bixby pieces. Love her creativity! It is done to perfection! I am very picky with my jewelry and could not find anything I didn't like. I will love this piece for many years and then pass it down to my daughter.
Date published: 2015-08-30
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