Tanzanite Single Pendant

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

Emilie Shapiro


Emilie Shapiro created by

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.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.


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Emilie Shapiro

created by

Emilie Shapiro


New York

“A goal is just a dream without a deadline.”

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 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
Made from
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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  • 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.

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

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