February 16, 2009

Viking Pendant

Greetings and long time unseen!

Recently I celebrated a birthday, and my grandfather sent me a clipping from a magazine with a picture of a Viking warrior. I admit only glancing at it, but when I picked it up a few days later, the warrior's necklace caught my eye.

I had been dabbling in bonework over the past couple weeks, so I decided to undertake this project on a whim. I did most of the hardest work in a couple sittings, aided greatly by House M.D. After the basic shape was sawn from the antler, I paused, as I hadn't a small enough drill bit for the hole.

Today, I bought said drill bit, drilled the hole, did the final decoration, then cut the pendant from the antler and finished up the end. And here it is: