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Her generous heart is as beautiful and serene as cool shimmering gemstones set in silver and dipped in precious black ruthenium. The light she brings to so many is captured by the brilliant diamond accent. The Heart of the Shield Pendant is an elegant thank you to the one who is always there in your time of need. Wear alone or layer with the Shield Pendants. Coordinates with the Heart of shield studs and ring.
Each gemstone is cut in a shield shape and weighs about 12 carats. The shield symbol, a design theme throughout the Panther Woman collection, symbolizes the strength and courage of our Chickasaw women throughout history. The shield represents how our women are defenders of their families, communities, and culture. Panther Woman, the namesake of the collection, is a historical heroine from Chickasaw oral tradition. The design represents a sun disk pattern commonly found on ancient southeastern shell carvings from the Chickasaw homelands.
This pendant is cast in sterling silver with black ruthenium plating and is set with your stone choice. It also features a 2mm white diamond accent. The center stones each weigh approximately 12 carats.