The Kaliyamardhana Silver Antique Pendant
All motifs of temple jewellery are inspired from mythology and have a history behind them.Made up of two different parts, the lower part of this ornate pendant depicts Lord Krishna slaying the serpent `Kaliya' while the upper portion shows 'Kirtimukha' ( demon-face or grotesque-mask used extensively in south Indian architecture and jewellery) in the center with two ' Makaras' (mythical sea-creatures in Hindu mythology), on either side.
A classic piece of jewellery from the South Indian temple jewellery tradition this pendant is a heirloom piece. Fully handcrafted using techniques used in ancient South Indian antique gold temple jewellery the entire piece is crafted in pure Sterling Silver (92.5%) and gold-dipped.
(Note: You have the option of buying this pendant by itself or along with the pearl chain shown in the picture.The Pearl Chain can be bought for an additional charge by clicking on the second option below, it is not part of the product.)
Measurements: Length of necklace : 23 inches
Height of pendant: 3.4 inches; Width of pendant: 2.9 inches
Gemstones used: natural Pearl, kempu stone (also known as spinel or Zircon).
Made of: Sterling Silver (92.5%)
Product Code: PP0036