Panther Woman Shield Pendant Necklace

$150.00

This powerful, yet delicate pendant was designed by Chickasaw metalsmith Kristen Dorsey. They each feature a unique shield design and can be worn alone or layered.
The shield symbol, a design theme throughout the Panther Woman collection, symbolizes the strength and courage of Chickasaw women throughout history. The shield represents how these women are defenders of their families, communities, and culture. Panther Woman, the namesake of the collection, is a historical heroine from Chickasaw oral tradition. It is molded and cast from an original piece hand sculpted by Kristen Dorsey in a traditional relief sculpture technique. The design represents a sun disk pattern commonly found on ancient southeastern shell carvings from the Chickasaw homelands. This item ships from the US.
  • Cast in Sterling Silver, Rose Gold or Black Rhodium
  • Small pendant measures 1.5"x1.2", Large pendant measures 3.25"x2"
  • Adjustable 16"-19" necklace for small, or up to 28" for the large pendant option
  • Approx. 5 carats in large options
  • Kristen Dorsey is a Chickasaw metalsmith based out of California. Her work is inspired by the ancient power of traditional Chickasaw symbology and stories.
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    The shield symbol, a design theme throughout the Panther Woman collection, symbolizes the strength and courage of Chickasaw women throughout history. The shield represents how these women are defenders of their families, communities, and culture. Panther Woman, the namesake of the collection, is a historical heroine from Chickasaw oral tradition. It is molded and cast from an original piece hand sculpted by Kristen Dorsey in a traditional relief sculpture technique. The design represents a sun disk pattern commonly found on ancient southeastern shell carvings from the Chickasaw homelands. This item ships from the US.
  • Cast in Sterling Silver, Rose Gold or Black Rhodium
  • Small pendant measures 1.5"x1.2", Large pendant measures 3.25"x2"
  • Adjustable 16"-19" necklace for small, or up to 28" for the large pendant option
  • Approx. 5 carats in large options
  • Kristen Dorsey is a Chickasaw metalsmith based out of California. Her work is inspired by the ancient power of traditional Chickasaw symbology and stories.

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