The purple gems in this stunning, artisan-made amethyst necklace from India are set in sterling silver and hang on a highly polished sterling snake chain. Amethysts are in an exotic swirling pattern that looks particularly good against solid colors....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Lured by amethyst, Shanker designs an elegant necklace. He sets the gems in a sterling silver necklace, crafted by hand in India.
Gemstone colors: Purple
One bezel-set oval-cut cabochon amethyst measures 8 mm wide x 10 mm long
One bezel-set marquise-cut faceted amethyst measures 4 mm wide x 8 mm long
Total gemstone weight: 1 carat
Metal: Sterling silver
Finish: High polish
Clasp: Spring ring
Pendant dimensions: 15 mm wide x 30 mm long x 5 mm deep
Necklace dimensions: 1 mm wide x 15.8 inches long
Story Behind the Art: India's Shanker comes from a farming background and, as a family tradition, was obliged to work along with his parents. 'Inspired by an uncle, I quit farming and started designing and crafting jewelry with my family's support.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code E (amethyst). See Gemstone Treatments for further information.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
Chain: 1 mm wide x 15.8 inches long; Pendant: 15 mm wide x 30 mm long x 5 mm deep
I looked at many amythest pendants before choosing this. The design and detail of the silver work caught my attention. I was so
pleased when I received this product that I researched other NOVICA jewelry and ordered a ring from Thailand. I am happy to
support artisans around the world, and enjoy collecting pieces that demonstrate value and quality.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The workmanship of this pendant was exquisite. The finishing and details were expertly crafted.
How accurate was the sizing? The size was a bit smaller that I anticipated, but I like delicate jewelry.
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