How this was made:This beautiful dragon was handsculpted with polymer clay around a wire armature, then painted with acrylics and glitters before being coated in epoxy resin, to ensure maximum strength and durability of its spines and limbs. It is attached to a craft wire hoop that is a striking frame for the necklace, as well as connecting to the cord that attaches around the neck.
This little baby dragon 'Aurelio' has not had much time to develop his personality. However, the moment he hatched from his sparkling golden egg, he was drawn instantly to a black hoop necklace nearby, and curled himself around it. He then appeared to be very comfortable and tranquil, not even disturbed if anyone wore the necklace whilst he was sleeping on it! It is very possible that he just wants to be someone's forever guardian, and to offer silent protection and comfort where ever he is taken by whoever wears him!
He makes a stunning pendant, as his black and gold colours scream stylishness and opulence, and mean that he co-ordinates very well with virtually anything!
Extra information:From the 'extra additions' drop-down menu, please select whether you would like this dragon to come gift wrapped, with a personalised story, with both, or with neither, before adding it to your cart. :)
Aurelio - The Gold Necklace Dragon
Any finished sculpture or item of jewellery of mine that you receive, should be relatively strong, but not indestructible. As such, adequate care should be taken to ensure that the piece is out of reach of pets, children, and the possibility of being dropped, as you would with any other fragile ornament in the home. That being said, it will be certainly be strong enough for moderate handling as you examine it and admire its unique features! :)
Will I have to pay extra for shipping/postage?
There is no additional charge for postage - all is included in the price of the dragon.
How many creations can I recieve from you in one go?
In one parcel, there will be sent a maximum of two to three creations, depending on their size. If you feel like going on a larger shopping spree (and I would not mind if you did!) expect to recieve two or three at a time, in different parcels that may be delivered on different days, depending on whether the creations you have ordered differ in the time they need to be prepared before posting (for instance, if one of your purchases includes a made-to-order item). Sending a couple of creations at a time in smaller packages is to keep postage costs down on my end, as I do not charge extra for postage, and one large parcel costs far more to send than a fewer smaller ones.
How long will my order take to get to me?
If you live in the UK (where I am based) you can expect your parcel to arrive within one to two weeks once I have posted it off (which may take up to a week for me to prepare beforehand if you have selected any extra additions from the drop-down menu). If you live in the US, your parcel will likely take two to three weeks to arrive after I have sent it out. It is important that these shipping times are taken into account if the item is needed before a certain deadline (e.g as a birthday present) as well as if you have purchased a made-to-order item.
What is the difference between waiting for a made-to-order item and waiting for a pre-made item?
If the item you have ordered is classed as "made-to-order", that could add a maximum of an extra week on to the time it will take to reach you, from the moment of purchase (due to the time it will take me to hand-craft your purchase from scratch). Don't worry though - if the item you want is made-to-order, it will say in big letters at the top of the item's description. If your item does not say anything about it being made-to-order in the description, then you can assume that it is a pre-made creation, and therefore will be ready to be posted to you in a week or less.