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Product ID: 268217

Leather Necklace with a Hand Carved Bone Whale Pendant, "Frolicking Whales"

byMade Wardika: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (548)
Whales breach and dive, frolicking in the ocean waters. Made Wardika shares a... more

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Whales breach and dive, frolicking in the ocean waters. Made Wardika shares a dramatic sight observed off the coast of Padang Bai. Intricately carved by hand, the bone pendant is tinted with tea and worn on a cord necklace of dark brown leather.

  • 7 grams
  • 0.25 oz
  • Cord length: 32.5 cm min L - x 68 cm max L
  • Cord length: 12.75" min L - x 27" max L
  • Cord width: 1 mm
  • Cord width: 1 mm
  • Pendant: 4 cm L x 3.6 cm W x 0.5 cm D
  • Pendant: 1.6" L x 1.4" W x 0.2" D

  • Cow bone, leather cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • 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

Reviews by Customers

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548

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06/03/2019

"Great Gift"

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I sent this item to my sister as a gift. She called me excited to tell me how beautiful it was and marveled at the artists beautiful carving of the whales. She even remarked on the lovely gift pouch it came in.

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Frolicking Whales, Leather Necklace with a Hand Carved Bone Whale Pendant

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11/09/2018

"Very unique!"

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Great design, very pretty whales!

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Frolicking Whales, Leather Necklace with a Hand Carved Bone Whale Pendant

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05/07/2018

"Animal motion as poetry"

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I love the way the whales are following each other in union. The implied motion gives an ethereal feel and it is very calming to wear.

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Frolicking Whales, Leather Necklace with a Hand Carved Bone Whale Pendant

Verified Reviewer

06/01/2020

"Perfect."

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Perfect.

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Verified Reviewer

05/30/2020

"Very Striking!"

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I love this earring, but more of special occasion type earring. They are a little weighted and probably one of the larger pairs of earrings I own. I can t wait to wear them out!

Best Uses

  • Date Night
  • Date Night
  • Date Night,

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05/30/2020

"Very Pretty!"

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I m loving these. I will note that you see the moon on one side, silver anchoring on back. Depending on how your ears are pierced or naturally angled, they may lay differently than expected. Medium-weight. Very striking when worn with hair up, I ve had many compliments on them already!

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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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