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Bar Amulet Necklace with Granulation

Tribal looking bar with tiny balls of granulation, has the feel of an ancient amulet...all handmade, great 'wear it all the time" piece.

-charm-approx.-1/2" X 1/4"
-18" antiqued sterling silver curb chain
-spring ring closure

Granulation is a technique whereby the smith heats a silver (or gold) wire to form a ball, then cuts and solders these handmade balls into decorative, elaborate patterns. This technique has been widely used since pre-Roman times and continues today in many cultures around the world