Be inspired to face life with a smile and stay strong at heart when you are wearing this handmade wooden rhino pendant.
*** This valiant rhino makes an caring gift for someone who is facing a life challenge.***
I carve the pendants from salvaged koa, a revered tree native to Hawaii. Traditionally used for canoe hulls and weapons because of its impressive strength, koa means "warrior."
I use pyrography (woodburning) to draw a cheerful expression on the front of the pendant and the "Strong at Heart" inscription on the back. I create the colorful red heart with oil pencil, and then seal the pendant with a satin lacquer so you can wear it on all of your adventures.
Because each rhino individually handcrafted, please expect slight variances in color and details. Each one has its own charming personality.
The pendant comes threaded on a soft, faux suede cord in four color choices, with two metal beads that you can slide to easily adjust the necklace to the perfect length.
Your necklace will be safely packaged in a white cardboard jewelry box tied with twine, mailed via First Class in a padded envelope.
A "Matimba and Louis" magnetic print is included with your necklace. Matimba is a brave, orphaned baby rhino rescued in South Africa; his name means "power." I donate 20% of the proceeds from this item to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre which rescued Matimba.
Pendant Measurements (approximate):
Wood rhino: 1 1/2" width x 1" height x 1/8" thickness (4cm x 2.5cm x 3mm).
Faux suede cord: 24" long (60cm)