Cah-de II (Chief II)
Pendant necklace with engraving inspired by ancient Caddo Pottery Blakely Engraved design as shown on p.306, fig.614 of "Art of the Ancient Caddo." Sterling findings on 3mm natural leather cord 19" long through horizontal hole in stone. Rough alabaster stone was hand cut, shaped, sanded & polished with hand saws, rasps, files & sandpapers. Hand engraving done with non-electric steel-tipped rod.
Materials: Raspberry alabaster stone
Technique: Hand cut, shaped, sanded, polished & engraved (no electric tools)
Size: 1 3/4" H x 7/8" W x 9/16" D