Gorget necklace with engraving inspired by ancient Caddo pottery Spiro engraved design- p.146, I of "Handbook of Texas Archeology: Type Descriptions." Triangular wedge shaped stone with silver findings on 4mm round braided black leather cord 17" long through horizontal hole. Rough black soapstone was hand cut, shaped, sanded & polished with hand saws, rasps, files & sandpapers. Hand engraving done with non-electric steel-tipped rod.
Materials: Black soapstone
Technique: Hand cut, shaped, sanded, polished & engraved (no electric tools)
Size: 2" H x 2 3/4" W x 7/8" D