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"Altogther" Deer Antler, Quartz Crystal, Vintage Lamp Hardware and Beaded Chain Necklace

$ 95.00

This enchanted spectacle that seems to light up a path through the forest floor is composed of a raw, unpolished piece of deer antler with the most fascinating natural grooves and ridges, a gold-tone vintage lamp hardware component perfectly fitted with a clear quartz crystal point, and adorned with upcycled chains and beaded threads salvaged from multiple necklace strands. This art piece is rich in elemental design and holds a certain recognizable warmth to it. The design is held by two strands of 4mm brass boxcar chain measuring 22.5''. 

 

Components discovered in Hendersonville NC, Bethel VT & Algonquin IL

 

After each artifact or specimen has been discovered it is sent through a careful restoration process before being used in a design. If a particularly unique patina is found to add design value to an artifact, it is preserved and/or sealed to ensure its longevity and protection. Each and every item is made by hand by owners Nathan and Ali, therefore, some small imperfections or variations may be present in your design. To us, this only adds to the beauty and rarity of your particular piece. 1888 Design does not claim ownership over the design or production of any vintage, antique, or otherwise repurposed object used in the creation of our jewelry. 

Each 1888 Design piece contains unique elements of symbolic or historic value that mean something different to us all. Let's break down what the elements in this design are

Antler

Antlers twisting and branching towards the sky atop the crown of a forest animal remind us that nature is both majestic and powerful. Antlers grow in pairs and fractal upwards branching out like the tree of life. This should remind us that all things in life exist in balance. Both beautiful and powerful, fierce, and majestic the antler serves as a symbol of protection and our innate connection to the natural world. The antler reminds us that we must exist in harmony with our environment finding balance for the benefit of all is a responsibility we are born into as stewards of our planet. An antler worn as a symbol of our deep connectedness to the wild can be a daily reminder for anyone seeking to reconnect with the rhythms of nature.

 Deer

The Deer is widespread throughout mythology from all over this world. It has represented an object of worship, a messenger, an enchanter, and a reincarnation of deities. In short, the deer represents a connection to those things in life that are otherworldly, supernatural or divine.

Lamps

Staving off the darkness with artificial light is as old as the discovery of fire itself. When human beings discovered fire and materials that would hold a flame for long periods of time like animal fat, they have been creating ways to illuminate the darkness. Lamp-making can be traced back to as far as 70,000 BCE with evidence found of animal fat-soaked moss in a hollowed out rock that when ignited would act as a lamp. In the Middle East, the earliest lamps had a shell shape. Now they are as good a canvas as any for human beings to craft into a myriad of decorative shapes and materials.

Quartz

Quartz crystal is ideal for strength, healing, emotional clearing, meditation, and lucid dreaming.

Chain

A chain is a strong connection from one thing to another allowing it to be an excellent symbol of unity and connectedness.

Reviews

Kate L

"When the earrings arrived the whole opening experience was so beautiful. The story, sweet postcard, the feather, and finally opening the earrings box - I've been wearing them all day and they feel like they're supposed to be with me"

Tracie W

"Everything is packaged beautifully and very well made. I highly recommend 1888 Design!"

Charles G

"Beautiful unique designs. Always quality!"

Shannon J

"Deliveries are always on time and packaging has always been wonderful."

FAQ

Can I resize this item?

If a product page does not have a drop down option for size selections, or if the product description does not state a need for the customer to input their desired size in the notes section of their purchase, then we are NOT able to resize the item. Some exceptions can be made with chain lengths. Please reach out to us at inspire@1888design.com and we will try to accommodate as best we can.

Are your earrings hypoallergenic?

All earring posts are made out of sterling silver, stainless steel, or brass metals unless otherwise stated in the product description. Sterling silver and stainless steel are both hypoallergenic metals. Brass can react differently among different skin types, so we advise knowing your body's tolerance to brass prior to purchasing earrings with brass ear posts. Again, all metals used are stated in each product's description tab.

Can I order this as a gift?

Yes! Please leave us a note at checkout stating that this order is a gift along with the name of the recipient so we can address them properly in the packaging.

I would like something similar to this product

Please reach out to us directly at inspire@1888design.com for all custom inquiries where we can discuss possible options for your design ideas/alterations of existing products

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Sourced with attention

It's a feel good thing

All components used in our jewelry are found and carefully selected with beauty, durability, safety, and vibrant, lasting energy in mind

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