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Farmer's Market Corn Necklace

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Lori Strickland

$60.00 $29.99

Lori Strickland created by

Lori Strickland

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Bring home-grown style to your wardrobe with this sweet, symbolic pendant by Lori Strickland. Its glossy, yellow opal kernels resting between sterling silver ears is an unexpected way to share inspiration drawn from Native American culture, where corn is honored as a traditional food gifted to the land by the heavens. Its folklore represents the reward in staying strong and true to yourself.

The story begins with a beautiful woman descending from the clouds. She comes upon two villagers who show her kindness by offering food. As thanks, she encourages them to return to the spot in one year, where they would find a reward. When they return home, the village rejects their claim and laughs at the tale, but the two keep faith. When returning a year later, they discover the gift of sweet corn, ready for harvesting.

Gift its rich symbolism to foodies, gardeners, friends and loved ones as a way to say: "Stay strong, don't be swayed." Handmade in Florida. Shipped with a card explaining the corn symbolism.

Due to the nature of opals, the shades of yellow will vary. We apologize for any inconvenience.



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Lori Strickland

created by

Lori Strickland

A native Floridian, Lori Strickland comes from a long line of ranchers and cowboys-"Old Florida," she calls it. "Before the mouse took over." Lori trained at the Gemology Institute of America and The Jeweler's Bench of Florida. While she was studying to become a designer, she met her husband, who was studying to become a manufacturer.

"We have the perfect relationship in many ways," Lori says. "Every designer needs a manufacturer and every manufacturer needs a designer."

The Stricklands have worked together for 15 years and have a 10-year-old daughter, who has designed jewelry and made wax models since she was six. She's even designing something to be featured in Lori's next collection. "We are a true family business," she says.

"My inspiration comes from the world around me. I tend to see things from a different angle than most people. I enjoy the irony and romance of life. Plain objects seem whimsical and I see things like the cork in the dog or flowers and plants that dance like ballerinas."

When she isn't busy with jewelry, Lori is taking her daughter to voice lessons or barefoot skiing when the weather is nice. The family also enjoys walking on the beach, surf fishing and playing with their two dachshunds.

Handmade

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Made in the USA

Made from
sterling silver, yellow opal
Measurements
Chain, 18" Drop 1.38"
Notes
Due to the nature of opals, the shades of yellow will vary. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Item ID
19860
 
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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note, this item is discontinued. When it sells out, it will no longer be available.

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