The spectacular black lotus pendant has been carved from serpentine and then dyed to achieve the rich, midnight colour.
One of serpentine's handier attributes is that it takes -- and holds -- dye so well.
Only the front is carved; the back is perfectly flat.
It measures about 1-7/8" wide by 1-5/8" long, not counting the bail.
I've suspended it from a 19-1/2" strand of faceted black onyx and pale pink glass seed beads.
The clasp is a black enameled sterling silver toggle.
Elegant and dramatic at once, it's another floral tribute from SPARKLE PLENTY.
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