I still remember the first time I saw a photo of this 2 1/4 inch pendant. I added it to "my favorites" list immediately. I would look at the listing every couple days (Okay, maybe everyday), just admiring it. I was further enticed into buying because there was only one in supply. I was worried that someone else would have the beautiful creation, and I would feel regretful about not jumping on my chance!
I bought the pendant in 2007. I really wanted to treat myself after working non-stop and making no big purchases. I remember being really excited when it came in the mail. The pendant has a really interesting snake-like squiggle on the back. It also is signed "A" on the back, I presume for the designer's name, Ahna. I like that personal touch and think it represents Etsy.com's handmade ethos well.
- Came with samples
- Good customer service: When I received the pendant and put it on a chain, the pendant would not lay flat. The seller sent me a jump ring free of charge.
- The purple marquise stone on top of the pendant looks exactly like it did in the picture and is gorgeous.
- The main complaint I have is a common complaint many online shoppers have. The Mexican Crazy Lace agate appeared much more vibrant in the photo on the listing. The whites in the photograph were a bright, stark white. The red and the orange were much more brilliant than they are in reality. I actually understand this though. People's monitors can show photos differently. Also, the item may have been lit a certain way.
- Another qualm I had with the pendant was I found small lines and other little flaws in the surface of the agate when I got it. Luckily, the surface is pretty shiny and you don't really notice those things, unless you know where to look.
If you would like to check out Ahna's beautiful jewelry, her store is at the address: http://ahna.etsy.com
Note: Pictures included are all ones I took today. I did not include one of her listing because of the rules.