Abalone Teardrop Necklace - Sterling Silver, Indonesia

These stunning necklace was handmade by talented silversmiths in Bali.  It features an abalone shell inlayed an intricate with sterling silver scrollwork design.  The shell changes hue according to the light, and contains numerous gorgeous colors.

Pendant measures 1 3/4" long x 1/4" wide.

18" sterling silver chain

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This jewelry was designed and handcrafted by a close-knit group of artisans who live and work together on a family compound in Bali.  Bali silversmiths are renowned for a traditional and unique filigree style; these artisans pride themselves on honoring their culture while incorporating an innovative and modern touch with each piece they create.  The intricate filigree styles are handmade by the women in the group.  As one of the men in the community stated with a laugh: "the men don't have the patience." 



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