Sterling Silver Civil War Confederate Carcano / Garibaldi Bullet Relic Pendant
This listing is for a very unique, hand-made pendant, designed for Civil War relic hunters, metal detecting enthusiasts and history buffs in-general. My name is Leonard Short and I have combined my two careers of goldsmith/jewelry designer and artifact restoration to create a line of metal detecting jewelry. This pendant is an accurate representation of a 100% Confederate manufactured bullet: the scarce variety known as a Garibaldi, Carcano and and/or Raleigh arsenal bullet. The Carcano bullet was manufactured during the Civil War at the former School for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind located in Raleigh, North Carolina. These were produced for supplying North Carolina troops and are excavated wherever these forces camped or fought. The bullets have a very distinctive pointed nose and three raised rings. They were produced in 3 calibers: .69, .58 and .54. The .69 is the most commonly encountered variety, followed by the .54 caliber and .58 caliber being the most rare. This pendant was modeled after an actual .54 caliber example that was excavated on the Cedar Mountain Battlefield near Culpeper, Virginia. The pendant is smaller scale than the authentic . 54 caliber model bullet, instead measuring roughly .40 caliber. The bail on this pendant is uniquely crafted with long-term wear in mind. It has an opening that measures 3mm x 6mm in order to accommodate a very substantial chain. In addition, the bail has my signature, hinge mechanism. If you are in need of a nice sterling silver chain on which to wear the pendant, please check out my other listings. My recommended chain style for my pendant line is a 2.5 mm diameter sterling silver wheat style chain. I have two listings: one for a 20" wheat and one for an 18". This is a unique pendant design that you will not find anywhere else! Shipping is $7.10 in the United States. (Other destinations will require a calculation on shipping). INTERNATIONAL BUYERS– PLEASE NOTE: Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying. Any purchases made within the State of Virginia must also include 5% Virginia State Sales tax. I am offering a 14 day return policy if not fully satisfied for any reason. For return, customer is responsible for return shipping cost. Please e-mail me with any questions that you may have BEFORE BIDDING. IF YOU LIKE THIS PENDANT DESIGN, PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON MY OTHER LISTINGS, AS I HAVE BEGUN THE PROCESS OF CREATING AN ENTIRE LINE OF METAL DETECTING AND TREASURE HUNTING-THEMED PENDANTS AND RINGS. I will periodically be adding additional designs to the line as I have time to design and create the master models. Thanks for viewing my listing!