Howling Wolf and Moon Pendant in Sterling Silver or Antique Bronze
This is a handmade pendant of a wolf howling at the moon I've made in both .925 sterling silver and antique bronze. The pendant is 3cm wide plus the bail for a chain and 3cm wide. The underside is hollowed out to lighten the weight of the pendant itself. The moon is textured to give a satin finish.
I made this pendant based on a tattoo that was recreated for a friend and her sister. The original has the name of her 3 kids framing the moon.
Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of 925.
Antique bronze is an alloy that consists of a mixture of approximately 90% copper and 10% tin. Producing bronze is a less toxic process than producing brass as brass is a combination of copper and zinc, and the manufacturing process often produces zinc oxide which is toxic. Because bronze contains copper, it can turn your skin green whether you have an allergy or not. Bronze and copper turn your skin green because when the copper reacts with your sweat and the acids from your skin, it produces copper chloride. Copper chloride is a green substance that then rubs off on your skin. If you are prone to sweating, your bronze jewelry will definitely turn your skin green. This chemical reaction can also be prevented by painting any part of the jewelry that comes in contact with your skin with clear nail polish or clear acrylic enamel.