I happily take commissions and have a stash of stones /fordite for you to choose from. I ship using Royal Mail's 'first class signed for' or 'special delivery', it should arrive the day after shipping. If you wish to return an item please inform me within 14 days of receiving it, you pay the postage for sending it back but I refund the initial postage.
This eye catching pendant features tuxedo agate and Detroit agate (aka fordite) to give a monochromatic colour scheme. Both cabochons are bezel set in sterling silver with a point of articulation between the two parts and the bail hidden behind the upper tuxedo agate section. Tuxedo agate as the name suggests is black with white stripes whilst the fordite has whorls of black, white and silver with just a little cherry red, some of the bands are sparkly. The pendant is large but not heavy.
So what is fordite? It is layers of cured car paint that built up in the old spray booths before the more efficient electrospray technique was introduced. Since it was baked in the curing ovens in between each coat it becomes rock hard allowing it to be cut and polished to show off the various layers, its this banding that gives it the alternative name of Detroit agate. I cut and polish this material myself and you can see the rough in the second photo - its not included in the sale but if you would like matching items making then drop me a message. There has been suggestion that this material came from the Orion Assembly plant in Detroit but because of the limited colour palette I've not been able to match it to a specific car make or year.
Measures 7 1/2 cm by 2cm (just under 3 in drop) and comes complete with chain and gift box.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Sasha Garrett within 3 days of receiving payment.
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Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man
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You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.