Bucks Life Pendant
This pendant is hand shaped from a driftwood branch fork or "Y" found on the shores of west side of Buck Island in the Sir Francis Drake Channel, British Virgin Islands.
From the outside it looked the same as all the other driftwood but once cut in half its beauty was revealed. Having researched this wood grain and after working with it, it could be Lignum Vitae. Lignum Vitae is hard and durable, and the densest wood and the Latin for "wood of life", and derives its name from its medicinal uses. The wood was once very important for applications requiring a material with its extraordinary combination of strength, toughness, and density. It is also the national tree of the Bahamas and the Jamaican national flower.
This pendant is part of a pairing with the other pair sku being CARIBBUCKBVI202_2
If you need more information about the location where this branch fork was collected from then just get in contact. It was hand shaped in England from and the driftwood branch fork was collected with minimal disruption to the environment, leaving behind as much as possible of the remaining branch.
Designed to be worn around the neck and comes with a black 1mm waxed cotton cord. You don’t need to take it off for showering, having a bath and swimming in lakes, rivers, the sea or an ocean if you don’t want to. You just don’t known when you will need it to anchor your experiences for release later.
It is sent to you in cardboard packaging in a simple wool pouch hand made by us. Our packaging is easily recyclable and minimal, so just for the journey to you and no more.
This hei matau pendant is approximately 57 mm high and 36 mm wide and its widest point.
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