7.29.2009

snake!! (pendant)







Ok, I have to confess, I really wanted to name this post snakes on a chain...

This pendant is cast from a fossilized snake vertebrae. I fell in love with this little fossil at the rock and mineral show in Montreal. An annual nerd event... not the same breed of nerd you would find at a comic convention... or the annual cat show, or the antiques show. these nerds collect rocks... I LOVE THIS SHOW. I bought pre-historic fish teeth as well, and some other junk... I hate explaining to my friends that i'm going to "the rock show" and not a rock concert. sigh. (I plan to attend the cat show, and I've been going to the antiques show for years.)

Anyway... This is a solid sterling silver replica, hand finished, oxidized to bring out the details, like the texture in the bone, and then polished to a high shine. It measures 1" across at the widest part... Comes on a 20" sterling silver chain that runs through the spinal column.

ssssssssssssssssss (snake hiss)




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