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

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
  • Cord length: 34 cm min L - x 70 cm max L
  • Cord length: 13.5" min L - x 27.5" max L
  • Cord width: 2 mm
  • Cord width: 2 mm
  • Pendant: 6.3 cm L x 3.3 cm W x 0.8 cm D
  • Pendant: 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
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
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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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"Beautiful detailed art for my neck"

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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octopus detailed sturdy marine

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"Beautiful Octopus"

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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octopus bone statement

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10/12/2016

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"A beautiful statement piece"

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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"Nice carving!"

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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"Love the carving"

Personally I wasnt crazy about the color but I did like the pendant and did not return The artist does wonderful work and I have purchased additional items from him

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"Fun!"

Sister in law is an octopus lover. Wears it all the time.

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"Exquisite Detail"

Bought this as a gift for my best friends boyfriend who is a very tall lumber jack type. Was afraid this might night go around his head, but the adjustable leather cord allowed it to expand over his head, and then he could adjust it around his neck as he liked. The tea stain is beautiful, and the carving detail is impressive. Great value at this price. The packaging was also lovely. He really liked it!

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Earthy. Natural. Bohemian.

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"My Granddaughter loves this!"

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

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Detailed different fun

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"a little too large!"

My husband liked this but it was larger in person than on the computer and we sent it back. Very great looking though.

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Executed in bone this pendent is one of the nicest I have seen. Not just on NOVICA but in my travels around Asia.
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Love his work and fine details!
 
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