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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.

Statement red and black fordite and sterling silver necklace

Statement red and black fordite and sterling silver necklace
£135.00 1 Available
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Description

This attention grabbing necklace features a large piece of fordite (aka detroit agate) in a striking black, red, white and sparkly dark grey swirly pattern. The fordite is bezel set in an open back sterling silver setting so it can be reversed to show the mostly grey back with has fine banding in white and silver. The fordite is suspended within a 16in chain with a 2 in extender.
What is fordite you ask? It is layer upon layer of paint that built up in the old spray booths at old car plants, the paint over spray would land on the rails that allowed the workers to slide the car panels into the curing ovens and this would build up eventually becoming fordite. The have now changed how the cars are painted so very little if any fordite is made now. The limited colour palette in this piece makes it difficult to match it to a specific factory or year however the lapidarist I purchased it from has also sold me material from Ford's plant in Wayne in the very late 90's or early 00's which seems about right (its definitely a more modern fordite than some in my stash). This is my last piece of this particularly striking fordite and I doubt I'll be able to get any more (I do have fordite from other factories and years so have a look at the collection if you are interested).
Measures 16 in with 2 in extender, the fordite is 1 3/4 in by bit over 1 in and it will come in a gift box.

Shipping & delivery

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

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United Kingdom £7.50 £0.00
Europe

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£11.50 £0.00
USA and Canada £12.50 £0.00

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