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A unique silver alloy, mosaic tortoise pendant in a multitude of colours, on an adjustable leather cord.
A unique mosaic tortoise pendant in a mulitude of colours, on an adjustable leather cord. This fair trade pendant is made from a pewter silver alloy (mostly tin with no nickel, lead, cadmium or zinc) with a mosaic of brightly coloured materials, including stone and acrylic, forming the tortoise’s back. These are polished using traditional lapidary techniques.
A women’s co-operative near Taxco, Mexico make this beautiful jewellery, which is their only source of income. They are rural artisans who employ age old skills, aiming to provide their children with dignified lives and education.
An excellent gift as this necklace is presented in a recycled card box with a leaflet providing more information about the jewellery.
Colours may vary slightly
Pendant dimensions: 2.5 cm x 4.5 cm
Adjustable cord length: 40 cm to 75 cm