Silver Green Ivy Pendant
This Silver Green Ivy Pendant has an embossed pattern of Ivy leaves which is highlighted by green sparkly dichroic glass extract. A very gorgeous gift!
Ivy symbolises fidelity (it won’t easily let go of something it’s attached itself to) and eternal life (because the plant is evergreen). In ancient Egypt Ivy was dedicated to Osiris, who represented immortality. In ancient Greece it was the plant of Dionysus, the Greek God of Wine, because of its vigour.
As with all our designs, this has been individually handmade by us, so every one is unique!
The Pendant measures approx. 1.5 cm across and 2.75 cm long, with a sterling silver chain of 46 cm (18″)
As with most of our silver pieces, this pendant is made of .999 recycled silver. So that means they are Pure Silver rather than sterling which is just .925.
We will send this to you in one of our special recycled card gift boxes, that are made for us by a family run UK company. We aim to dispatch within 3-5 days.
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WE DESIGN AND MAKE THEM!
Because they are lovingly designed and handmade by us, each of our various designs will be different and so will be uniquely yours!
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HOW THE MAGIC HAPPENS!
We make all our Handmade Silver and Bronze Items using a material called Metal Clay. We love it as it consists of very fine, recycled metal particles that are mixed with an organic binder. Consequently, this makes a material that looks and feels much like pottery clay, so it can be used in much the same way!
First of all, after we have made the design, we air dry the clay and then it is fired in a kiln. However, to work properly this has to be at temperatures exceeding 800 degrees Celsius. This causes the binder to burn away and the metal particles to fuse together.
The result is a new piece of metal in whatever shape we happen to have sculpted or moulded it. It almost seems to be magic!
Here in the UK, any piece of Silver, over a weight of 7.78 grams, has to be tested and Hallmarked by an official Assay Office to be sold legally. Therefore, we are registered with the Edinburgh Assay Office where all our heavier creations will be stamped with our personal Hallmark.
Sterling Silver is the most commonly seen form and is 925 parts silver in 1000. The rest being cooper, which is added to give the metal more strength. So, our chains, earring wires and other findings used on these pieces are sterling silver and purchased from UK companies.
However, our own handmade elements are of a purer quality, being .999 or .960 Silver.