This handmade botanical pendant was inspired by the desert and cast from actual skeletons of Prickly Pear cacti (skeleton closeup shown). Using the lost wax casting process, each piece starts with a carefully selected section of Prickly Pear skeleton, which is then hand cast using recycled sterling silver. That cast piece of prickly pear is soldered into in a teardrop frame.
Sizing: The cactus pendant is 0.5" wide and 0.75" long
Necklace Length: 16" or 18"; all chains all have 2" extender
Materials: 14k Gold Vermeil over Sterling Silver
Method: Lost Wax Casting
Timing: Ships in 3 - 5 business days
Eco-friendly handmade jewelry. Pendant is made with 100% recycled sterling silver, plated with a thick layer of 14k gold.