Sculptural Heart Necklace with Herkimer Diamond

This rough-hewn heart is formed from gold-plated recycled bronze inset with a shimmering Herkimer diamond.

$75.00

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces created by

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

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Tough Love

There's beauty in strength, and this rough-hewn heart pendant proves it. Designed by mother-daughter team Tulianna and Alejandra Garces, a one-of-a-kind heart is formed from melted recycled bronze and cast in shimmering 24k gold plate. Just off center of the hearty design is a Herkimer diamond. Found only in Herkimer County, New York, and the Mohawk River Valley, this rare stone is composed of quartz crystals of exceptional clarity. 24k gold-plated chain. Handmade by artisans in Colombia.

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Made in Colombia

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

created by

Tulianna and Alejandra Garces

location

Vermont

“A large part of [our] mission is to encourage these artisans to maintain their cultural traditions while also being able to support their families.”

It’s been several decades since mother-daughter duo Tulianna and Alejandra Garces emigrated from Colombia. However, the Vermont-based jewelry makers stay connected to their homeland via their collection of dipped-lace jewelry, which is crafted in the South American country by artisans trained by the Garces women. “A large part of [our] mission is to encourage these artisans to maintain their cultural traditions while also being able to support their families,” Tulianna says.

While the Garces’ dipped-lace styles draw inspiration from pre-Columbian jewelry traditions, Tulianna and Alejandra have recently branched out into locally made pieces as well, which they handcraft in their studio. The designs feature organic materials sourced in Vermont, continuing to ground their work in a sense of place–and home.

Read more about the sustainable story behind Tulianna and Alejandra's designs on our blog.

Handmade Recycled
Made from
recycled bronze, 24k gold plated chain, herkimer diamond crystals
Measurements
Pendant: 1.2" L x 0.6" W; Chain: 18" L
Notes
As any fine piece of jewelry, it needs special care, don’t swim with it, or wear in the sauna, if it gets wet, please air dry or dry with soft cloth. Please do not use with perfumes or creams.
Item ID
43470

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