This is a sweet necklace of hand-shaped pieces of Mexican amber. The heart pendant is made of barro negro from San Bartolo, Oaxaca. It is a handmade heart of black clay. The clasp is sterling silver. and the necklace is strung on a heavy silk cord.
Length is 18.75".
Mexican amber is among the rarest and highest qualities of amber in the world. The amber is of a long extinct species of tree and is probably about 25 million years old.
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