The Mahaganapati Silver Nakkasi Thread Necklace
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One of the most striking features of `nakkasi' jewellery is that the gods/figures depicted seem to have a life-like quality.In this ornate nakkasi pendant the image of Lord Ganesha flanked by two Yalis (mythical creatures ,part lion, part elephant and part horse ; a motif used widely in temple architecture and jewellery) are reproduced in rare detail, in three dimensional repousse. An ornate necklace with an irresistable antique charm,this is sure to become a heirloom.
The pendant is hung on a black cotton thread that is handwoven . Crafted using techhniques used in ancient South Indian antique gold temple jewellery the entire piece is crafted in pure Sterling silver(92.5%) and oxidised.
Measurements: Length of necklace : 18 inches.
Height of Pendant: 2.6 inches ; Width of Pendant : 3.6 inches
Gemstones used: kempu stone (also known as spinel or Zircon).
Made of: Pure Sterling Silver (92.5%)
Gross Weight of product (pendant only) : 52 grams approx.