The focus of this pendant is a triangular column of black tourmaline with striated faces. This pendant's decorative bezel has etched designs mimicking layers of the earth's fossil record. The designs are hand drawn, etched fossils (a t. rex skull, bones, and an ammonite). It is finished with a textured scale bail for a chain. All of the silver has been oxidized, a process which creates the blackened or antiqued appearance on silver. The raised points have been polished to shine, while the low points retain the oxidized color to show off the depth and details. The pendant measures 1.3" tall and 0.75" wide at the widest point. All metal used in this piece is sterling silver.
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This item is already made, and will be shipped 3-5 business days after the payment is processed. Shipping options will be available to choose upon check-out.
A few notes on caring for oxidized sterling silver: oxidized patina on sterling silver isn't particularly durable to long-term exposure to water (like bathing or swimming) or a lot of scrubbing, as friction is the way to polish silver to shine. Constant exposure to tasks such as hand washing, bathing, swimming, washing dishes, etc., will slowly wear away the oxidized patina leaving a shiny silver finish.
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