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Octopus Pendant Necklace Hand Carved of Cow Bone, "Bali Octopus"

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This exquisitely detailed pendant necklace is from Made Wardika in Bali. The... more

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This exquisitely detailed pendant necklace is from Made Wardika in Bali. The octopus pendant is carved by hand from cow bone and stained with tea to give it an aged, antique appearance. It centers a dark brown leather cord of adjustable length.

  • 13 grams
  • 0.46 oz
  • 34 cm min L - x 70 cm max L
  • 13.5" min L - x 27.5" max L
  • 2 mm W
  • 2 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 6.3 cm L x 3.3 cm W x 0.8 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 2.5" L x 1.3" W x 0.3" D

  • Cow bone, leather
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Length is adjustable
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • Sliding knot
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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From Maryland

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06/16/2016

"Beautiful detailed art for my neck"

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I really love this pendant. The carving is so very detailed and it is scientifically accurate as well, which I really appreciate. It is thick and sturdy so I have no worries that it could get broken.

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07/14/2017

"Nice carving!"

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When I received this item, it came all in the same color. You could not see any white specks like the picture. I just lightly sanded the top and now it looks like the picture! Nice!

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06/21/2016

"Beautiful Octopus"

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This is a lovely carved piece. Mine varies from the picture in the placement of some of the tentacles. It gets compliments. Length of the necklace can be adjusted.

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From USA

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02/07/2020

"Beautiful piece of jewelry"

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I have a great interest in octopus. I read about them in hopes of being in the ocean with them. I have a collection of octopus that I have acquired over many years. The craftsmanship is excellent. The detail, texture and overall design is fantastic. Thank u for sharing your talents with the world. I hope to buy more pieces.

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10/12/2016

"A beautiful statement piece"

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I bought this for myself and named it "Inky" for the octopus that escaped from his tank, leaving poor "Blotchy" all alone. True story. I love it and the work is very detailed. It is larger than I expected.

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From Castaic, Ca/ USA

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10/13/2019

"My Granddaughter loves this!"

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Excellent, intricate workmanship. She is thrilled to own such a unique item.

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05/06/2021

"Add to collection!"

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My husband collects owls, a little bit. This one is delicately carved and hanging on the wall.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: birthday

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05/05/2021

"Moon/Sun"

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My grands & I have special connect w/SUN/MOON- so THIS is a beautiful piece to Represent that bond.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"Pretty Necklace"

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My granddaughter put this on a red silk cord. She loves it and wears it often.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"Pretty Necklace"

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The swan is my talisman and I wear this often. I really like it.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"lovely"

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My daughter was very happy with this. I moved it to a silver chain. It is very pretty.

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From Ohio

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05/05/2021

"Nice item"

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very unusual, I added this to a silver chain. Really pretty.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Wardika comes from a village that specializes in bone carving, a traditional Balinese art that has been passed from generation to generation. When he was eighteen, he began to work as a bone carver and determined that he would become a master carver. Every day, he carefully studied and copied the techniques of the best carvers until he became their equal. Today, he earns a living and proudly supports his family with the sales of his unique carvings. He is able to give work to others in his community and hopes to teach this art to the next generation.

Wardika was a street vendor with an unpredictable income until he joined Novica and shoppers discovered his unique work. Now his Novica sales provide a stable income and he is able to employ artisan assistants to help produce his jewelry.

Made Wardika has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $4000.

Wardika and his family and his four assistants and their families are dependent upon the steady income that Novica provides.

Made provides for his three children and is deeply attentive to teaching them respect for the elders and the natural world.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Made Wardika provides for the education of his children.

 
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