South Siberian Coast Amulet

South Siberian Coast Amulet

South Siberian Coast Amulet
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Product Description

Sterling Silver - $175.00
14 KT Solid Yellow Gold - $725.00

"What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, is in some sense what we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself."
A piece similar to this exciting amulet was found along the southern Siberian Coastline, in a stone foundation about 2350 years old. It is thought that this type of pendant was worn by high-ranking tribal-wives to make them hardy enough to thrive through the Siberian coast winters. (The silhouette of this amulet pendant is very similar to that of the outer parka worn by hardy Siberian hunters.) The Fossil Walrus Ivory that was found in this piece took on only minimal color from the surrounding minerals. We found some Fossil Walrus Ivory similar in age near the site and used it for the pendant in the photo. Both front and back of this Creamy Ivory are visible below the Sterling Silver bezel. (It is also available in other Fossil Ivories.) Beads and swirls in applique on the bezel, as well as intertwined lines on the bail contribute to the intricacy. A provocative amulet. 1 5/8 inches high, 1 1/8 inch wide. Complete with Sterling Silver chain.

Scrimshaw Etching Options

These are our regular Scrimshaw Design Etchings. In addition to these designs, as an added option, you may send us a picture of your choice for a commission price quote.

Etching Options

Fossil Ivory Color Charts

Below are the available colors of our fossil ivories. Our high quality fossilized ivories have been reclaimed from the ground after sharing the earth for up to 30 millennia! Even after all this time, Fossil Ivory remains warm and sensuous organic ivory; it is not petrified. It has developed its beautiful colors by taking up minerals from the earth and these colors are impossible to match in any contemporary ivories by modern processes.

Fossil Ivory Color Chart Limited Availability Fossile Walrus Ivory Colors Fossil Walrus Bark Ivories
We have the largest selection of fossil ivories anywhere! Highest Quality - Handmade in our studio and satisfaction guaranteed Personalize most items at no extra charge! We can do commissioned pieces.
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