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Elephant Wood Pendant Necklace Hand Carved in India, "Forest Elephant"

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Coming from a family of carvers, Chander Kant learned the art form at an early age. He carves this long pendant necklace from native kadam wood, carefully detailing the elephant and its jungle surroundings. The pendant centers a long beaded wood strand that slips over the head.

  • 10 grams
  • 0.35 oz
  • 67.5 cm L
  • 26.5" L
  • 0.3 cm W
  • 0.1" W
  • Pendant(s): 5 cm L x 4.1 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 2" L x 1.6" W x 0.4" D

  • Kadam wood
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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From colorado

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06/01/2020

"Worth the wait"

I just received this beautiful art necklace from Mr. Chander Kant. after delays due to the corona virus. I am delighted that I waited it is absolutely beautiful and I just placed an order for 3 more works of art as gift for the family.

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Forest Elephant, Elephant Wood Pendant Necklace Hand Carved in India

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Anna

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09/18/2019

"Exquisite"

Elephants are my mothers spirit animal: she wears this necklace every day as a protective totem and receives so many compliments!

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Forest Elephant, Elephant Wood Pendant Necklace Hand Carved in India

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Cathleen

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10/10/2018

"Very detailed"

Very high quality carving. Love the animal as well as the foliage. Will enjoy wearing. Im sure it will get lots of comments

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Forest Elephant, Elephant Wood Pendant Necklace Hand Carved in India

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Tmist

From Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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07/07/2020

"Lovely Necklace!"

The workmanship is perfect. Really love that there is no metal as I am allergy to metal. Just put over your head no clasps to deal with. Nice size and a statement piece. Light weight too. Amazing carving on this elephant necklace. I think it is one of my favorites.

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elephant forest necklace wood carving

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Forest Elephant, Elephant Wood Pendant Necklace Hand Carved in India

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dufzor

From Maine

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08/14/2023

"Intricate carving!"

Love owls! So glad to get this. Well made!

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dufzor

From Maine

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08/14/2023

"Nice wooden necklace"

Looks good. No faults. Will wear late next month as the leaves begin to turn.

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Mulberry Leaf, Hand Carved Wood Beaded Leaf Pendant Necklace

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Chander's family members have been carvers for generations. He grew up watching his father, uncle and other relatives carve but it is his grandfather who taught him. His family has a small workshop that produces wood jewelry and other carvings using chisels and traditional hand tools. Chander regularly conducts workshops and other educational training sessions for thousands of artisans from all over India. He is dedicated to preserving wood carving and other traditional Indian arts. He is a prominently recognized artisan and has received numerous awards.

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Chander provides for his two children and is determined to give them every opportunity to succeed in life.

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Chander Kant has received a $1200 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

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Chander provides for the education of his two children.

 
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