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About this item: Crafted of brushed silver, a modern elephant embraces a baby pachyderm in a declaration of love. Jantana creates this beautiful pendant to grace a sterling chain necklace. .925 Sterling silver. Spring ring clasp, brushed-satin finish, rolo chain
Chain: 17.5″ L
Chain width: 2 mm
Pendant: 0.8″ L x 0.4″ W
About our Artist: My dream is to someday have a jewelry workshop and produce my own designs. My parents are jewelers and created made to order jewelry in our home. Because I’ve had the opportunity to observe the process and even to help out infrequently, I’d like to continue this family tradition. I enjoy it a lot. After college, I worked two years for a jewelry company and gained experience in new techniques. My name is Jantana, but people regularly shorten it to Na. I’m the youngest of five children. When my brother and sister married, each moved to stay with their new families, but continued to work with jewelry by setting up workshops in their new locations. I visited my sister and her husband in Northern Thailand where they produce silverware in their home. She invited me to help her. Because I in reality like the region, I resigned at work and moved to Chiang Mai to live with my sister’s family. She and her husband have 12 silversmiths who collaborate with them. This is a small workshop and they all work together happily like brothers and sisters. Some of the women cannot speak, then again she is learning to assemble simple pieces, clean the silver, etc. She’s been much happier since she started working with us and I’m proud to help her achieve a better life. At the same time as assisting my sister, I’ve also been able to develop…
An original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
Includes an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
NOVICA works with Jantana to craft this item.
Includes an original NOVICA jewelry pouch to keep for yourself or give as a gift.