The Rajanya Silver Gandaberunda Pendant
This product is handcrafted on request. Minimum time taken is 3 weeks so please keep this in mind when you place an order. Each product involves at least 5-6 processes which need a different artisan for each process.
The price shown for all pre order products is indicative only, once the design is ready the prices may go up as silver prices keep fluctuating and the weight of the design may also change. Since our products are handcrafted these changes are beyond our control.
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Dress up like royalty with this gold-dipped, handcrafted freshwater Pearl necklace with the magnificient Gandaberunda.This particular pendant is an exact replica of the gold pendant from the collection of Sri Krishna Raja Wodeyar, Maharaja of Mysore.
A popular symbol of hindu mythology Gandaberunda is a two-headed bird, believed to possess immense magical strength and is capable of fighting the forces of destruction. Its heads resemble the eagle and tail is like that of a peacock.In continuous usage for 500 yrs as a royal emblem, it has a special place in the history of Karnataka- first seen on coins in Vijayanagar mints, it was the royal insignia of the Wodeyar dynasty of Mysore and is the State symbol today.
The sheer intricacies of design and flawless craftsmanship make this pendant/earrings set special. Handcrafted using techniques from ancient South Indian antique jewellery this piece is studded with kempu stones. All pieces in this collection are crafted in Sterling (92.5) Silver and gold-dipped in a special process to give them an antique look.
(Note:The pendant can be bought alone or along with the earrings, prices for both are different and all options given.)
Measurements: Height of Pendant: 2.75 inches ; Width of Pendant : 2 inches
Height of Earring : 1.1 inch; Width of Earring: 0.6 inch.
Gemstones used: Natural freshwater pearl, kempu stone (also known as spinel or Zircon), AAA+ Quality Cubic Zirconia.
Made of: Pure Sterling Silver (92.5%)