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Handcrafted Bone Octopus Pendant Necklace from Bali, "Octopus Refuge"

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Seeming to hide within the refuge of the ocean depths, a spotted octopus is... more

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Seeming to hide within the refuge of the ocean depths, a spotted octopus is hand-carved of bone. Balinese artisan Made Wardika designs this pendant necklace, capturing the majestic creature with an impressive level of detail. The pendant centers an adjustable leather cord that circles the neck.

  • 13 grams
  • 0.46 oz
  • 40 cm min L - x 80 cm max L
  • 15.75" min L - x 31.5" max L
  • 2 mm W
  • 2 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 6.3 cm H x 3.3 cm W x 0.7 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 2.5" H x 1.3" W x 0.3" D

  • Cowbone, stainless steel, leather cord
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Adjustable
  • Sliding knot
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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756

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05/15/2019

"BEAUTIFUL CRAFTSMANSHIP"

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I am a big fan of octopus and this piece is super. Anatomically correct and the patina on the bone is lovely. Very happy. I cannot say enough about Novica and their customer service. Very prompt and communicative with updates. I highly recommend this company.

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04/08/2019

"Awesome !!!"

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This piece was larger than I expected which is fantastic. It will surely make a statement when I wear it. The necklace itself is adjustable which makes it easy to wear with any length neck line. Handcrafted exquisitely !!!

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12/05/2017

"unique and detailed"

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This surpassed every hope for quality and detail. The package arrived in a cloth bag and a note card written his own language. I ordered 2 different pieces from this same artist and am in love with both. Cannot wait to place another order.

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make your outfit look like you amazing detail compliments galore

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From Nevada

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03/10/2021

"Octopus pendant"

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This bone pendant is nicely carved. The rectangular shape gives it a more contemporary look while the size makes a bold statement. I added my own silver chain and love wearing this piece with green shirts. I recommend this pendant to all octopus lovers, especially those who want to give a subtle nod to a love of sci-fi and fantasy.

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03/07/2021

"Octopus Teacher around my neck."

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After watching the Octopus Teacher which I loved, I saw this and thought how lovely. It is lovely! It is beautifully executed.

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04/02/2018

"Another terrific octopus"

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This artist carves beautiful octopodes (the correct plural of octopus). Comes in a pretty draw-string gift bag with a mini-postcard. Leather cord can be adjusted in length.

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From Riverview, FL

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05/07/2021

"Nighttime owl"

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Gorgeous neclace. My friend loves owls and absolutely adored it.

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05/06/2021

"Add to collection!"

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My husband collects owls, a little bit. This one is delicately carved and hanging on the wall.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: birthday

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05/05/2021

"Moon/Sun"

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My grands & I have special connect w/SUN/MOON- so THIS is a beautiful piece to Represent that bond.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"Pretty Necklace"

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My granddaughter put this on a red silk cord. She loves it and wears it often.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"Pretty Necklace"

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The swan is my talisman and I wear this often. I really like it.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"lovely"

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My daughter was very happy with this. I moved it to a silver chain. It is very pretty.

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Queen of the Eagles, Bali Hand Carved Eagle Queen Necklace in Leather and Bone

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Wardika comes from a village that specializes in bone carving, a traditional Balinese art that has been passed from generation to generation. When he was eighteen, he began to work as a bone carver and determined that he would become a master carver. Every day, he carefully studied and copied the techniques of the best carvers until he became their equal. Today, he earns a living and proudly supports his family with the sales of his unique carvings. He is able to give work to others in his community and hopes to teach this art to the next generation.

Wardika was a street vendor with an unpredictable income until he joined Novica and shoppers discovered his unique work. Now his Novica sales provide a stable income and he is able to employ artisan assistants to help produce his jewelry.

Made Wardika has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $4000.

Wardika and his family and his four assistants and their families are dependent upon the steady income that Novica provides.

Made provides for his three children and is deeply attentive to teaching them respect for the elders and the natural world.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Made Wardika provides for the education of his children.

 
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