THE SOUTH Africa Mandela Necklace in Silver
THE SOUTH Africa Mandela Necklace is handcrafted based on an authentic South African coin with precious metals using the traditional lost-wax casting technique. The design features a bust of Nelson Mandela on one side, and a charging wildebeest on the other. The wildebeest in an ancient animal whose fossils have been found in caves in the region known as the 'Cradle of Civilization' north of Johannesburg. Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, philanthropist, and the first post-apartheid President of South Africa. He is held in deep respect in South Africa, where he is often referred to by his Xhosa clan name, Madiba and is described as the "Father of the Nation".
Available in: Sterling Silver, 18K Gold Vermeil (18K Gold over Sterling Silver), Solid 10K, 14K, 18K, & 24K Gold.
Made with fair trade African gold and conflict-free fine metals.
Coin measures 25mm in diameter. Medium weight chain.
Contact us for custom metals (i.e. solid white gold, and solid rose gold) at firstname.lastname@example.org
All orders are individually and ethically handmade and ship in 3-5 weeks. There may be unanticipated delays. We thank you for your patience at this time.