Recycled silver coins
This sweet Hairy Growler ‘teeny weeny bird queeny’ necklace has been carefully and lovingly crafted from sterling silver threepence and sixpence coins circa 1880’s – 1900’s.
The majority of coins circulated over a hundred years ago are pure silver and the ones that are still remaining are in poor condition, from the point of view of a coin collector. The coins are thus only valued for their inherent scrap silver value, which is obviously a real shame. So rather than them being melted i like to flatten the coins and use the history and life of the coin as an extra element of interest and beauty.
The wee branches and leaves are carefully carved from a late 1930′ ‘thrupney-bit’ threepence coin. The Royal bunting is made from silver sixpences, you are welcome to have ‘Love’ bunting or personal initials, numbers, etc.
100% Handcrafted & Recycled in Cambridge, UK
Size : Approx 80 mm * 20 mm
Many of the necklace / pendant designs are complete. These designs have a sterling silver chain attached to the pendant from both sides. This design is perfect for looking in a mirror to fasten the necklace. It also makes a fabulous feature of the handmade hook catch (and star if chosen). The necklace length you choose includes the length of the actual pendant. Do not worry about the pendant dimensions we will take care of your order. Order the necklace length you would normally wear and the necklace you receive will sit in the perfect position..
Extra small : approx 170 mm
Small size : approx 185 mm
Medium size : approx 195 mm
Large size : approx 210 mm (good size if you want a looser dangly medium fit)
XL size approx 225 mm (includes an extra link; i.e. another lovely flower, butterfly, bird, etc section custom made)
XXL size approx 250 mm ((includes an extra two links; i.e. another couple of lovely flower, butterfly, bird, etc sections custom made)