The original design of this pendant was created using the ancient technique of Chasing and repoussé. Chasing and repoussé was a process used by Chickasaw ancestors to create hand sculpted designs out of hammered flat metal.
Possum grapes are a favorite fruit of both past and present Chickasaw people. These tiny wild grapes can be found throughout the southeast as well as in Oklahoma. A popular recipe still made today is possum grape dumplings.
This gorget is cast in sterling silver with an antique finish.
3” length x 1” wide
Chain is adjustable: 13"- 16"
Of Earth and Place - Nurturing a future rooted in the place we forever call home.