Dragonfly Pendant in Silver or Bronze set with one or two Birthstones. Each pendant comes on an adjustable 22" chain in either sterling silver (comes with silver pendant) or 14k gold filled (comes with bronze) pendant.
*this piece includes two set birthstones of your choice. (does not include a fingerprint on the reverse)
Please choose from either silver or bronze, choose the month for the stone (see last photo) Please leave the 2nd birthstone you would like set on the bottom when you checkout.
PURE SOLID SILVER:
- All of our silver pendants are made by hand and are pure, solid silver, which is .999 as opposed to sterling silver, which is .925. Because it is solid silver, it contains NO nickel, and therefore will never tarnish, even when worn in water.
- If you already have the image/s of your fingerprint AND handwriting (if you choose), you can upload them when you checkout, or, email them to me to: Daria@mayabellejewelry.com ... If you do not already have the print I will provide instructions you need to obtain the best possible print.
**Final piece of jewelry comes on a Maya Belle Jewelry description card and an eco-friendly linen and hemp pouch ready to be gifted.
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14K Gold Filled Quality vs Gold Plating:
The exterior of the product is solid 14k gold and everything you can see or touch is a solid layer of 14k gold. This is why it will never tarnish, chip or wear off. The gold layer on gold-filled is approximately 100 times thicker than gold-plate as and is bonded with heat and pressure.
The Dragonfly (By Doris Stickney)
Once, in a little pond, in the muddy water under the lily pads,
there lived a little water beetle in a community of water
beetles. They lived a simple and comfortable life in the pond
with few disturbances and interruptions.
Once in a while, sadness would come to the community when one of their fellow beetles would climb the stem of a lily pad and would never be seen again. They knew when this happened; their friend was dead, gone forever.
Then, one day, one little water beetle felt an irresistible urge
to climb up that stem. However, he was determined that he would not leave forever. He would come back and tell his friends what he had found at the top.
When he reached the top and climbed out of the water onto the surface of the lily pad, he was so tired, and the sun felt so
warm, that he decided he must take a nap. As he slept, his body changed and when he woke up, he had turned into a beautiful blue-tailed dragonfly with broad wings and a slender body designed for flying.
So, fly he did! And, as he soared he saw the beauty of a whole
new world and a far superior way of life to what he had never
Then he remembered his beetle friends and how they were thinking by now he was dead. He wanted to go back to tell them, and explain to them that he was now more alive than he had ever been before. His life had been fulfilled rather than ended.
But, his new body would not go down into the water. He could
not get back to tell his friends the good news. Then he
understood that their time would come, when they, too, would
know what he now knew. So, he raised his wings and flew off
into his joyous new life!