Loosely inspired by the emblem of the Buffalo Soldiers, an all/black cavalry division active in the West from 1866-1951. I swapped their swords for my hand-cut olive branches, added a dollop of stabilized Carico Lake turquoise, and framed the entire piece in heavy Sterling silver.
Oxidized for depth and to bring out the texture of the roller printed back plate.
20" oxidized Sterling silver cable chain with hook and loop closure.
Pendant measures 1 1/4" at the widest point; 1 1/2" long.
Ready to ship with insurance.
Built by hand.
Made with love.
(Buffalo head was cast by the extremely talented Carin of @j4jcastings on Instagram)