The Pleiades, or "Seven Sisters" is not actually a constellation but rather the brightest open star cluster in the night sky, located within the constellation Taurus. The Greeks considered the Pleiades to be seven sisters who had been immortalized in the stars, and nearly every ancient culture has their own mythology surrounding this brilliant sky object.
The pendant is small-batch cast from pewter and has been hand hammered and weathered for an antique look. The seven sisters and surrounding stars are accurately placed, based on star maps, and are cut all the way through the pendant, down to the smallest magnitude we could manage. The back features the right ascension and declination, reversed to match the stars. As far as we know, this is the only constellation pendant in the world designed to this level of astronomical accuracy. The pendant measures 3cm in diameter and comes on your choice of a steel snake chain and an adjustable black leather cord.
Star gazers, astronomers, telescope lovers
Mythologists, authors, poets
Anyone who loves the night sky and finds meaning therein
Delighted with my purchases. The adjustability of the Pleiades necklace is a real plus, and the chain on the dopamine necklace appears surprisingly high-quality, considering the low price.
I love this necklace! I have this and the Orion one. The quality is superb and the shipping was ultra fast!
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First, the Orion Constellation necklaces were just what I was hoping for a special event. The pendant looks exactly like on the site, soft silver color with just slight texture. The cords are adjustable. The order came quickly, each necklace came nestled in a gift box, ready to present. Second, the customer care was what we all hope to find and much more. I had a few special requests and she called immediately to make sure I would get what I needed. Very pleased!