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Wikipedia offers a short piece on Frida, “Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits. Kahlo’s life began and ended in Mexico City, in her home known as the Blue House.” Frida is best know for her self portraits of pain, passion and color. Enjoy these double sided, pendants with assorted Frida self portraits on attractive silver plated chains perfect for those who know and appreciate Frida, her art and her turbulent life. Real flowers have been added to the portraits enhancing their color and adding to the individuality of each pendant.
Handcrafted Real Flower Pendants are made with .925 sterling silver and durable clear resin for encasing and preserving the flowers. The flowers are real flowers grown without fertilizers or pesticides. Pendants are made through cottage industry in Taxco Mexico. Margarito Santos and his brother started the business and with a small team of workers they grow the flowers and make the jewelry in their homes, encasing and preserving the flowers.
In Tianguis Silver Market in Taxco, Mexico, Margarito and his brother have a stall selling Real Flower Jewellery handmade by themselves, family and neighbors. The whole process, right from growing the flowers to setting them into resin and producing the final pieces of jewellery, is carried out in the Santos brothers’ family homes and gardens.
Margarito’s outside terraces and gardens are covered with pots of plants bursting with an amazing medley of colorful flowers.
Once the flowers are ready, they are picked and taken indoors to be dried. Margarito, his brother and various family members then meticulously place the flowers into pretty and creative designs and set with resin into the silver.
Real Flowers Frida Kahlo Pendants hang from a 17-18 inch long, Sterling Silver Chain. If giving real flower jewelry to a friend, request Free Gift Wrapping during check out.
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One, double sided, Real Flowers Frida Kahlo Pendant, setting is approximately 1 inch long with an attractive approximately 17-18 inch sterling silver chain, assorted. Flowers are real and so all Pendants are unique.