Tudor Cross and Sodalite Handmade Necklace, Blue Gemstones Renaissance Artisan Jewelry
Looking as if it is a royal relic that was worn in Tudor England, the HIS LOVE pewter cross and sodalite necklace is a definite eye pleaser. The focal of the one of a kind necklace is a lead free pewter cross created in a Tudor Renaissance design. It is two sided and, as you can see from the photographs, it is covered in exquisite detail, from raised dots scattered generously throughout to a pegged sun burst design on each end of the cross. Hand cast in the United States and given a dark patina, the pendant was then polished to bring out all the lovely detail. The Tudor cross is connected to the main body of the necklace with a heavy sterling silver jump ring.
All royal looking pendants need sparkling gemstones to bring out their beauty. Blue sodalite was chosen to perfectly highlight the Tudor cross. Sodalite is known for its shades of rich blue color, ranging from dark blue to a pale blue, and usually contains white veins or streaking. Precise, small faceting causes the gemstones to sparkle every time a movement is made. Separating each grouping of sodalite are small lead free pewter lantern beads and sterling silver beads, adding a warm glow to the necklace. A textured sterling silver s-clasp finishes the necklace. Created for the woman who adores unique cross jewelry, the HIS LOVE necklace was carefully designed and handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs.
- Tudor Renaissance pewter cross: app. 43 mm x 33 mm; lead free
- Faceted blue sodalite: app. 8 mm
- Small pewter lantern beads: app. 5 mm x 4 mm
- Metal: pewter and sterling silver
- Clasp: textured sterling silver hook clasp set
- Length: app. 18.5” / 46.9 cm
- Pendant drop: app. 1.75” / 4.4 cm including the jump ring
Pewter is believed to be very grounding, bringing the wearer back to reality. Sodalite is said to dispel fears and promote a clear, insightful mind bringing inner peace. Silver is a metal of love and healing; it is a mirror to the soul, helping us to see ourselves as others see us.
The HIS LOVE handmade artisan necklace was carefully designed and handmade in a dog friendly, smoke free studio. The necklace will come with two informational drop tags: one with the piece's name; the other lists the materials used in the necklace and the language of the stones and metals. It will be carefully packed in an organza jewelry bag, perfect for gift giving to a loved one . . . or to yourself!
***Please be aware that not all computer monitors show colors exactly the same. The colors of the components used to create each piece of jewelry are extremely close to the actual color on my monitor. They may appear lighter or darker on yours.
N2145 - 11-18-16
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