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"Strong at Heart" Large Rhino Pendant with Free Matimba Magnet

$26.00

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 a caring gift for someone who is facing a life challenge.

 

I carve the wooden rhino from salvaged koa, a revered tree native to Hawaii. Traditionally used for canoe hulls and weapons because of its impressive strength, koa means "warrior."


Beaming from the front of the pendant is a big heart carved from paduk wood.  I  use pyrography (woodburning) to give each rhino its cheerful expression and to inscribe the "Strong at Heart" motto on the back. The pendant is sealed with a satin lacquer so you can wear it on all of your adventures.


I handcraft every rhino pendant individually, so please expect slight variances in color and details.  Each one will have its own personality.


The pendant comes threaded on a soft, waxed dacron cord (brown).   The sliding knots in the cord allow you to adjust the length of the necklace anywhere between 18" and 30". 

 

Your necklace is packaged in a white cardboard jewelry box tied with twine, mailed via First Class in a padded envelope.  I include a label inside the jewelry box describing the history and signficance of the Koa wood.

 


A "Matimba and Louis" magnetic print is included with your order. 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: 2" Length x 1 1/8" Width x 1/4" total thickness (includes heart thickness).  (5cm x 2.85cm x .64cm)

Materials:

Koa wood, cherry wood, lacquer finish, cotton cord.

 


 

 

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