This necklace is hand cut from a brass sheet and planished using a specialist hammer to give it texture. Then it is plated in the UK with sterling silver.
This ethical jewelry was handmade by the women in the Flowering Desert Project in Tamil Nadu, India. The training and fairly paid employment opportunities at Flowering Desert offer a way for the women to increase their skills and future work possibilities, often bringing them a status in their society for the first time.
Chain Measures approx. 17.75". Pendant measures 2.5" x 1".