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Fordite Necklace - Medium

$85.00 USD

Fordite is a slice of American History! Also called “Detroit agate” or “motor agate” & cut and polished like a gemstone. It takes almost 1000 layers of paint baked 50+ times to form a 1 inch thick piece of this rare upcycled material. Between 1920-1980, USA auto makers spray painted car bodies by hand, overspray accumulated, & over time, layer upon colorful layer built up. The pieces of enamel paint slag were repeatedly hardened in the ovens in which the cars went to cure the paint. Eventually, groups of factory workers started salvaging the material, and it has been upcycled into fine art & jewelry! 

Each piece is a unique slice of this rare material & a true collector's piece of American history!

*Choose your exact piece #1-7, left to right

  • Authentic Fordite slices
  • Each is custom set in solid .925 sterling silver to perfectly secure the cabochon
  • 16-18"with extender attached
  • 925 sterling silver chain e-coated to prevent tarnish
  • Can be slid off chain to use the chain for other pendants


    10% of your orders are donated to Food Bank for NYC, or Hawaii Wildlife Fund.


    My business is small as they come! Just me + interns.


    Between fine and costume jewelry to remain affordable luxury safe for daily wear. Made for sensitive skin & always nickel-free.

    Gold filled / Solid .925 sterling silver / 14k gold plated silver / 4 micron thick gold plated brass (metal noted on item listing)


    Hand cut & hand set stones + hand formed metal + small batches beats mass production ALL DAY LONG!


    I use the least amount of packaging possible ON PURPOSE! All packaging is biodegradable or upcycled & meant to be doubled as your jewelry storage.


    I am happy to personally help you find your next treasure! YES, you are working directly with the designer!


    All items are shipped in a logo gift box.

    Free 30 Days Returns

    Free shipping on orders over $150

    Fordite Necklace - Medium

    $85.00 USD

    Fast shipping

    DOMESTIC- USPS Ground 2-7 day to arrive. Free shipping over $150, $5 under $150. Reach out to me for rush options!

    INTERNATIONAL- USPS First Class Mail. $10-15 over $150 (by destination). $15-25 under $150 (by destination). Lowest USPS price charged by destination!

    All duties & tariffs vary by country, change, and may be due when your item arrives. Please review customs website for your country for updated details. Any customs fees are not included in the purchase price.

    Free returns

    No risk, free domestic returns! Reach out for return label. Item must be returned in original packaging with no signs of wear to qualify for refund. International return postage must be paid by buyer.

    Get in touch

    Reach out to me, Rhea, anytime for help! Most customers DM me on instagram or on live chat below. I'm happy to help you with sizing advice, care, resizing, and additional videos of items.


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