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Sterling Silver Pendants with Stone

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Add these gorgeous stone pendants to a chain to complete your jewelry piece!

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Assorted sterling silver pendants with stones. Chains not included.

You choose the quantity and we will provide a handpicked assortment of beautiful handcrafted sterling silver pendants with stones. Our customers appreciate our attention to detail when selecting the perfect combination of styles, prices and stones for their store.

You may also contact our store to help with selection of specific pendants, and to check availability and pricing.

The stones generally available include: Amethyst, Garnet, Citrine, Blue, Green and Pink Rainbow Moonstone, Labradorite, Turquoise, Lapis, Malachite, Amber, Black Onyx, Pearl, Pau shell, Rhodochrosite, Rose quartz, Smokey Quartz. Facet Peridot and Blue Topaz are also available on a limited basis.

About the artisan: Prabin Tamrakar is a traditional jeweler from the Newari culture. Many of the jewelers that he works with he has personally trained in the traditional craft via apprenticeships. Prabin is able to provide a lot of work for these jewelers and they make good money while continuing a traditional skill. One such example of Prabin’s apprenticeship program benefiting the larger community, is Dil Bahadur Chani. Dil Bahadur is from a very low caste and comes from a very poor village in Nepal. In 1990, desperate for work, he came to Kathmandu and luckily found a two year apprenticeship with a traditional jeweler. After the apprenticeship he started working on his own.

Now, Dil Bahadur is a master jeweler intent on teaching the next generation of jewelry apprentices from his village. Dil Bahadur brought boys, 15 and older, from his village to Kathmandu and taught them a valuable income producing skill while at the same time sending them to school to complete their education. Unfortunately, if these boys remained in their village, most of them would have been forcibly conscripted into the violent civil war that brutalized Nepal from 1996 to 2006. These non-traditional jewelers and their apprentices are making good incomes that are vital to their families and their village.

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