Tanzanite Single Pendant

A gold setting, silver chain, and purple gemstone make this necklace an alluring mix of colors and materials.
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Emilie Shapiro


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Designer Emilie Shapiro makes jewelry as it's believed the ancient Egyptians did: using the craft of lost-wax casting. A rough-cut, unpolished gemstone–in this case, a tanzanite crystal in a vibrant shade of violet–is cast in place when molten metal solidifies around it. A sterling silver chain completes the artful marriage of materials in this delicate pendant necklace. Handmade in New York City.


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Emilie Shapiro

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Emilie Shapiro


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There was never a moment that Emilie Shapiro didn't consider herself an artist. "Before I could speak I expressed myself through what I made with my hands," she says. "I am so incredibly lucky that my parents allowed me to pursue life on the path I chose." That path led to a line of jewelry comprised entirely of one-of-a-kind pieces she crafts by combining her metalsmithing skills with her love of found objects. "I have a massive stone collection that I started when I was two," says the New York City resident. "I usually pull out out my drawers of gems and minerals and something catches my eye that I haven't seen before or forgot about." When Emilie creates a piece, she says she imagines the wearer seeing a reflection of themselves in it—“beauty in imperfection."

Handmade Recycled Exclusive Made in the USA
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brass, sterling silver, tanzanite
Pendant: 0.5" L x 0.5" W; 18" chain
Clean with a mild detergent and a soft brush or a damp cloth.
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Probably won't buy again


from Lubbock, Texas

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  • Good Length
  • Pretty
  • Unique


  • Lacks Luster

Best Uses

  • Dress Up or Down
  • Office

Comments about UncommonGoods Tanzanite Single Pendant:

Had great hopes for this item, even knowing it is a rough cut & not a polished stone. Main complaint is that the stone is not really the color as represented in the picture. More of a rough, hard to see blue, maybe better seen in the sun. Clasp is a little tiny for me, but I have been able to open & close it by myself without much trouble. Overall beautiful idea, though, & quality seem very good. Chain is a nice length, I think... a little on the short side, but that makes it visible when wearing it. Just wish the stone looked more like the tanzanite color I was looking for.

Service and delivery comments:

Delivery was as expected & product was well packaged. No tangled chain.

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  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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