The Illuminated necklace is made of one enamelled letter of your choice on a thin gold-dipped chain. It is available in two versions, long (65 cm) or medium (45 cm).
Each letter has its own specific color.
The base metal for both the letters and the chain is brass, gold-dipped, hypoallergenic and REACH-compliant.
The Illuminated necklace is in stock and usually ship within 1 to 2 business days.
Please note that we ship worldwide. Shipping is free within the EU and all our shipments are privately insured. Our shipping fee for outside the EU includes duties and taxes.
The Illuminated necklace is made in France. The letters are made in a historic factory outside Paris while the chain and clasp are manufactured in China. Once mounted, the Illuminated necklace is gold-dipped outside Paris then each letter is enamelled by hand in the Vendée region of France.
"I designed the Illuminated necklace as a lighter version of the Bright Words necklace. just one letter on a thin chain, light and bright. I called it Illuminated because it reminds me of medieval letter ornamentation and (nerd alert) I chose the colors thinking of Rimbaud and Nabokov's texts on synesthesia."
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