Louisiana Petrified Palmwood * Sterling Silver * Magnolia Branch
This one of a kind necklace is completely handmade with genuine .925 sterling silver with hammered magnolia branch impressions and features a perfectly polished piece of Louisiana Petrified Palmwood, Louisiana's official state fossil. With a dash of le joie de vivre, this pendant was made to spread soul healing, joyous feels to whoever may wear it. Comes with a complimentary 17.5" leather cord so you can carry the magic of the swamps wherever you go!
Comes in a jewelry box with a twine bow and gator charm, so you can give it as a gift - or enjoy opening it as a gift for yourself;)
Pendant- Approx. 2" long from top of bail to lowest point of pendant.
Cord- Comes with a 17.5" leather cord with handmade sterling silver hook clasp. (Can be replaced with an alloy metal chain upon request for no extra charge, just leave us a message in the note section at checkout!)
*To keep prices down, Sterling Silver chains are sold separately, see our “Sterling Chains” section in the shop for more options.
Please read shop policies before purchasing!
All sales are final, so please be sure to read measurements and care instructions very carefully. But please contact me if there are any problems with your order!
-Domestic orders will be shipped out within 1-3 business days after payment is received (this does not include Sundays or holidays) using USPS 1st class or USPS Priority with tracking. Orders typically arrive between 3-5 business days after shipped. *(Please double check that the shipping address provided is correct and includes a first and last name. This can cause extreme delays in the arrival time of your package.)
-Tracking numbers are provided with every order, please check your tracking# if you have any concerns with the arrival time of your package!
SHIPPING DURING HOLIDAY SEASON:
Delays within the US Postal Service are very common during the busy Holiday season, please keep this in mind before making your purchase!
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE:
1) Some countries may charge extra import taxes, fees, VAT, etc. upon arrival of shipments. Please be aware of your country's customs fees before completing a purchase. Your customs charges are your own responsibly and are unrelated to the shipping fees of my shop. Also, any requests to dishonestly label a purchase as a "gift" on customs forms to avoid paying these fees will be kindly denied:)
2) International order arrival times VARY BY DESTINATION. Once in transit, your item may take between two weeks to a month or more to arrive depending on the circumstances. Please ask for upgraded shipping if you need it by a specific date!
STERLING SILVER CARE
*STORAGE: While not being worn, it's best to store your silver jewelry at room
temperature in a dark space, preferably in an airtight bag. Avoid direct sunlight and
humidity, do not leave in a car or on a windowsill. If your piece does get wet, dry it
*WEARING: Never submerge your silver jewelry in water. Some tap water may contain sulfur which will discolor the metal. While wearing, avoid contact with hairspray, perfumes, or lotions to prevent damage or discoloration. Never go to bed while wearing your jewelry.
*MAINTENANCE: Sterling Silver may tarnish over time, to keep your sterling piece looking new, gently rub with a soft cotton polishing cloth until shine is restored. Doing this regularly will prevent tarnish altogether. The use of liquid chemical jewelry cleaner is highly discouraged.
PETRIFIED PALMWOOD INFO
Petrified palmwood was designated the state fossil of Louisiana in 1976. 100 million years ago, what is now Louisiana was a lush tropical forest. Trees that fell into mineral-rich mud before having a chance to decay became petrified wood, which is actually a quartz-like stone. The organic wood cells were replaced over time by minerals, often retaining the detailed shape of the original prehistoric wood.
The spotted look of palmwood is caused by fossilized rod-like structures within the original wood. Depending upon the angle the stone is cut, they show up as spots, tapering rods, or lines.