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Sterling silver and braided leather necklace, 'Java Groove' - Javanese Silver Braided-leather Necklace Curate

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Java Groove - Javanese Silver Braided-leather Necklace

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Visitors to Java, the largest island of the Indonesian archipelago, have long been dazzled by the artistry of the local jewelers. According to one fanciful legend, ancient Javanese metalsmiths were so skilled that even the island's dogs wore collars of gold. For this slender necklace, Javanese artisans use a centuries-old technique called repousse to create sterling silver beads from hammered sheets of metal. Each sheet of textured metal is carefully curled into a cylindrical mold from which more beads can be cast. The sterling silver beads are then slid onto a braided leather cord to make this handsome necklace that flatters both men and women.

  • 23 grams
  • 0.81 oz
  • 45.7 cm min L - x 50.8 cm max L x 0.6 cm W
  • 18" min L - x 20" max L x 0.3" W

  • 925 sterling silver, leather
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • High polish finish
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? No
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Ships fast from USA.
Product Reviews By Customers
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"Simple Beauty"

This is a lovely and sporty necklace. The leather braiding is expert and the silver rings (which are actually one long adornment) add a touch of class. Like, like, like it! Thank you Javanese artisans.

Best Uses
  • Everyday, non-formal occasions

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"Love this necklace."

Very well made casual style necklace.

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