A translation of the intricate carvings of devatas (minor female deities) on the walls of the petite 10th century Banteay Srei temple into curvilinear motifs handcrafted in silver. Distinct from the other temples in the Angkor megacity with its small size, pink sandstone and elaborate decorative wall carvings of devatas, the temple well deserves its name, for Banteay Srei roughly means “the citadel of beauty”.
An organic shape of bright, polished silver, sensually round and smooth to the touch. Suspended from a silver wire, the pendant was made first in clay, then cast in silver, filed and polished for brightness.
Total length of pendant: 4cm, Wire chain: 46cm
Handcrafted Sterling Silver 92.5
The KHMER collection pays homage to the lost kingdom of Angkor and its ancient temples. In the collection, Angkor’s monumental architectural legacy is represented by inimitable legacy pieces inspired by Angkor Wat’s structure, sandstone walls, tall columns and intricate bas-reliefs. Crafted in sterling silver and locally-sourced grey sandstone, the pieces are solid and timeless, made to last a lifetime and beyond.