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Hand-painted Scottish slate necklace jewellery from Isle of Seal, Scotland White & Brown. Slate pendant. Neckwear. Unique Scottish gift.

Hand-painted Scottish slate necklace jewellery from Isle of Seal, Scotland White & Brown. Slate pendant. Neckwear. Unique Scottish gift.

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Scottish hand-painted necklace made from slate stones washed ashore of Isle of Seil in the North of Scotland. Each necklace is unique and hand-painted individually with love. This necklace is around ~4.5 cm tall and ~1.5 cm wide with a metallic string approx ~49 cm in length.

The Story of the slate stones washed ashore at Isle of Seil, Scotland.
The Isle of Seil has predominantly been filled with slate mining villages in the 19th century. Gunpowder was used to blast the slate pits and by 1880 the main pit was over 75m deep and nearly 250 feet under the sea level with only very thin walls to keep the sea out. In late 1881 a violent storm raged on which resulted in the mines getting flooded; luckily the pits of Isle of Seal were unmanned at the time, but over 240 families have lost their only means of support and severe poverty ensued in the area. After the tragedy, little bits of slate have been washing ashore locally ever since. This necklace is made from one of those stones.

If you are interested in other shapes and sizes, feel free to take a look at our other items for different colours and shapes.

* Each necklace is uniquely handmade
* Slates stones used are from the beaches of Isle of Seil, Scotland
* Will arrive in a gift box/bag

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