made with 18k Vermeil Gold
Double layered necklace set featuring a thicker styled Cuban chain and dainty box chain necklace with a unique St. Christopher pendant.
Story behind the St Christopher Medal:
"Saint Christopher Our Protector" a beloved catholic Saint who gave his life to the service of Christ and others. The medal is known to bring you protection and keep you safe.
What is VERMEIL GOLD?
18k gold filled (gold over sterling silver aka "Vermeil" gold which refers to high quality sterling silver that is plated with a thin layer of gold. This is higher quality alternative to "gold plated" due to the two or three thick layers of gold cover the base metal inside which protects the necklace from tarnishing and discoloration.
First layer is 13”
Charm later is 16”
Lobster clasp closure & extension chain
Allison Smith's handmade gold vermeil jewelry features natural gemstones, freshwater pearls, and religious inspired pendants. ILLA Jewels are designed to be feminine, stylish and wearable for everyone. Each piece is handcrafted to last.
The artist's love for design runs deep. Her grandmother was a renowned gold leaf artist and her grandfather was a Brazilian-born gem collector and jewelry designer. Their work inspired Allison to create ILLA Jewels in 2016, and each piece is a celebration of their legacy.