Turquoise, Carnelian, Bone Chain & African Brass Bell Pendant Necklace
African Brass Bell:
A fantastic earthy African-inspired statement necklace! African brass bicones and an ancient-looking African brass bell mix with Chinese turquoise and replicas of ancient Chinese coins making this unique multi-strand necklace a blend of two different cultures. This soulful piece is also a fusion of the ancient and modern with the antiqued brass beads and coins in contrast to the shiny agate rings and carnelian beads. Natural brass, antiqued coins, bone rings and earthy turquoise give this necklace an overall rustic character with the perfectly cut and polished carnelian, shiny yellow agate rings and brass clasp adding a little elegance. This exotic neckpiece is a beautiful harmony of cultures, times and styles as well as being geometrically balanced and visually pleasing.
These African brass bells are a mixture of newly made bells and ancient ones. The new ones are 3-D castings made in Africa from hand-shaped wax patterns from a village near
The African brass bicone beads are handmade by people living in
The coins are aluminum replicas of ancient Chinese coins having symbols on both sides of the coin. Also from
All four strands of the necklace attach to unique bone rings from