A handmade cow necklace, full of diminutive detail to fall in love with. This calf pendant was created to show our appreciation for these gentle, intelligent, often overlooked creatures, and start a conversation about farming practices and how we treat animals.
We have tried to capture all the calf’s most fetching features, from the bendy little legs, taking those first few tentative steps, to the trusting, sweet wide-eyed face, and distinctive patch markings, made using oxidised silver.
Available in sterling silver, or, if a gold cow necklace is what you’ve got your heart set on, images will be added to the website shortly. Serious about sustainability? Us too! All the precious metals used at Jana Reinhardt are 100% recycled, so whether you opt for a silver or gold cow necklace, you won’t be compromising the earth’s precious resources.
Did you know that, despite research showing that cows are intelligent animals, who remember things and form complex relationships with others, calves are taken from their mothers at just a day old, to prevent the calves from drinking the milk destined for the supermarket shelf?
In the wild, cows can live for 20 -30 years, but on dairy farms, straight after birth male calves are either shot or trucked off to veal farms or cattle ranches where they end up as hamburger meat. Female cows are kept alive for four or five years, stuffed with hormones, and constantly chained up and milked before being sent to slaughter.
We wouldn’t treat humans, or our companion animals, with such inhumanity, so for every cow pendant sold, we will donate £20 to SurgeSanctuary. This charity aims to educate people about veganism and animal rights. They also run a dedicated animal sanctuary, providing a safe, no-kill, forever home for rescued animals from across the UK.
- Handcrafted in the UK
- Available in 925 Sterling Silver, 9ct or 18ct solid gold and platinum *
- The calf measures 24 x 17mm
- The chain fastens with a 5mm spring ring.
- Can be engraved with up to 3 characters on the back (£15 engraving charge)
- Hand polished finish
- Comes with a 1.2mm trace chain, adjustable to either 16/18 inches (41/46 cm) or 20/22 inches (52/57cm) length