This necklace is made by taking very large gauge copper wire and rolling to create a coil that measures 1.5" in length. I than add texture by hammering and add curve. A patina is than added to turn the copper black and copper tumbled in special media for about 12 hours. The silk cord that you see the pendant on is made from silk and hand dyed by another artist. She sews the edges to prevent fraying. The cord measures 36" in length.