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Statement fordite (Detroit agate) and sterling silver necklace

Statement fordite (Detroit agate) and sterling silver necklace
£175.00 1 Available
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This statement necklace features a rigid geometric sterling silver top piece with a boldly patterned bezel set piece of fordite mounted beneath it. The fordite is striking with a splash of scarlet running down it offsetting sparkly navy and dark grey on a white back ground. Never heard of fordite before? It has been described as being rarer than diamonds so you are not alone, it is layer upon layer of car paint that built up as a by product in the old manual spray booths. After repeated bakings in the curing ovens it becomes rock hard and can be cut and polished to show off the patterns and different colours of paint. Changes to the painting process means that it is no longer formed and there are limited amounts available to people like me. This particular piece of fordite came from one of the Michigan car plants (probably Ford's River Rouge plant but they are in no way associated with the product) in the late 90's or early 2000's.
Design measures almost 2 1/2 inches across and 2 3/4 inch top to bottom (60mm by 70mm), the fordite is generously sized at 1 1/2 by 3/4 inches (40 by 18 mm) and has a built in chain with extender giving a length of between 15 and 17 inches (if you would like it longer then drop me a message).
Comes gift boxed, given the age of the fordite I think it would make a stand out present for a 21st birthday as the fordite is approximately as old as the recipient.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Sasha Garrett within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £7.50 £0.00

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United States £13.00 £0.00

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