This pendant is hand carved from Tagua by the Sosote Fair Trade Project in Ecuador. Tagua is often called Vegetable Ivory for its similar appearance to ivory but made from a nut!
The artisan selects a Tagua nut which is as close to the desired finished shape as possible, the nut is then formed useing a variety of sanding processes and polished to achieve a smooth surface.
Comes complete with antique gold colour chain that has been sourced in the UK
Dimensions: Chain Length - 90cm. Approx Pendant - 4 x 2cm.