The Nightshade pendant is bezel set with 8x5mm pear garnet. The vines are entwined around the gemstone. The swirls and twirls become tiny sculptures that intertwine around your body.
Nightshade was used in Victorian times to redden cheeks and lips, which led to its formal name: Belladonna which translates to Beautiful Woman. It's also a symbol of silence, and was used as poison which appeals to my darker sensibilities. Power, control, sensuality.