The Cuckoo's Nest
Canadian Penny Jewellery - Necklace 1967 SwirlSKU:
Made in Ontario
The Canadian Penny was an underappreciated and much maligned piece of Canadian currency, but not anymore! Since production ceased in 2012,the penny has gained value (not hard there) and prestige as a celebration of Canadian history. You can now wear a beautiful piece of that history with this unique line of Canadian Copper Penny Jewellery. Any pieces can be ordered with 2012 pennies (the last year of production), 1967 (Canada's Centennial year) which features Canadian Artist, Alex Colville's Peace Dove or choose a year or years that are of significance to you!
Create A Special & Meaningful Piece of Penny Jewellery Celebrating The Special Years Of Life <3 To create a special custom piece, enter the year(s) you would like in the "Special Instructions" section on the "Cart" Screen. Custom pieces ship approximately 2 weeks from the order being placed.
All pieces are made from raw copper and copper plated chains. Pennies are clear coated to ensure no tarnishing occurs. All pieces are nickel and lead free.
Please note that for special orders there are additional fees for early vintage pennies as follows: 1960's $1/Penny 1967 $2/Penny 1950's $2/Penny 1940's $4/Penny 1930's $8/Penny
The entire pendant length comes out to 2.5" long, and it is hung on an extendable chain with a clasp allowing the chain to range from 16" to 18" in length.
This necklace is made with the Canadian Centennial Penny (1967) which features a Rock Dove designed by renowned Canadian Artist Alex Colville set in an ornate copper design.
One Cent:- "For this I wished to use a very common bird, but one with symbolic overtones. I selected the dove (rock dove) -very common, in cities as well as in the country, as the pigeon, and having associations with spiritual values and also with peace." - Alex Colville.