Wooden Cross Pendant Necklace from India, "Natural Faith"
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Coming from a family of carvers, Chander Kant learned the art form at an early age. He carves this long cross pendant necklace from native kadam wood, carefully adding floral and leaf motifs to the cross. The pendant centers a long beaded wood strand that slips over the head.
- 58 grams
- 0.1 lbs
- Length: 68.5 cm L
- Length: 27" L
- Width: 0.3 cm W
- Width: 0.1" W
- Pendant: 4.5 cm L x 3 cm W x 0.6 cm D
- Pendant: 1.8" L x 1.2" W x 0.2" D
Chander's family members have been carvers for generations. He grew up watching his father, uncle and other relatives carve but it is his grandfather who taught him. His family has a small workshop that produces wood jewelry and other carvings using chisels and traditional hand tools. Chander regularly conducts workshops and other educational training sessions for thousands of artisans from all over India. He is dedicated to preserving wood carving and other traditional Indian arts. He is a prominently recognized artisan and has received numerous awards.
Chander provides for his two children and is determined to give them every opportunity to succeed in life.