Crescent Moon Carved Bone Drilled Pendant Bead 30mm

Sold by Indounik
(5)
$6.00
+ $5.00 shipping
$6.00
+ $5.00 shipping
In stock
Preparation takes 3-5 business days
Arrives from Indonesia
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Item details

These striking Crescent Moon carved bone pendant beads that have been custom drilled at one end so they'll hang just right.

As you can see from the photos, this 30mm piece of lunar loveliness is carved both sides with a smooth curved surface.

Please note that this listing is for one piece only.

You'll find a 20mm version of this bead here -

https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/487471483/crescent-moon-carved-bone-drilled?ga_search_query=crescent+moon+20mm&ref=shop_items_search_4

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AT A GLANCE
Size: Approx 30mm (L) x 30mm (W) - about 1.18 in (L) x 1.18 in (W)
Thickness: Approx 5mm - 0.19 in
Weight: Approx 3 grams per piece
Pieces per pack: 1
Colour: White, ivory or cream depending on the bone used to make the piece.
Material: Cow bone, also known as bovine bone, carved both sides, custom drilled with a 1.5mm hole at one end. The bone used in Indounik products is sourced from the neighbouring Indonesian island of Java where it's a bi-product of the meat industry.
Shipping: This item will be shipped from Bali, Indonesia, via registered post with a tracking number in a padded post pack to protect it, and the cost of the pack is included in the shipping fee. I generally ship more quickly than the 3-5 days listed in my shipping profile.

BACK STORY
If ever you've spied a Balinese calendar, you might have found it a most bewildering thing. The saka calendar is one of two calendars used on the Indonesian island of Bali.

Unlike the 210-day pawukon calendar, it is based on the phases of the moon, and is about the same length as the Gregorian year.

The saka year comprises 12 months, or sasih, of 30 days each.

Each month begins the day after a new moon and has 15 days of waxing moon until the full moon - Purnama- then 15 days of waning, ending on the new moon - Tilem. Both Purnama and Tilem are marked by significant ceremonies in households and temples throughout the island.

The first day of the Balinese year is usually the day after the first new moon in March. The new year is marked by one of the holiest and most significant days on either of the Balinese calendars, Nyepi, also known as the Day of Silence.

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“The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.” ~ Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me
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FAQs

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Sorry but at this time I am not able to take on custom orders



Reviews
Average review
(5)
beautiful item. The seller is very friendly and attentive. from Bali to Miami it took 3 weeks but its worth the way. thanks xx
Jul 6, 2015 by ninarusseva
Just as pictured. Beautifully made.
Apr 14, 2015 by Courtney
Nice pendant ! fast shipping
Mar 2, 2015 by Cisco
Fast shipping and excellent service :) Thank you!
Dec 24, 2014 by Heidi Stokke
Delicate and very well done.
Oct 29, 2014 by atlantysroyl

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