Fordite wire wrapped necklace pendant FORDP1

$65.00

This beautiful Fordite pendant has been wire wrapped in silver colored aluminum. It is approximately 1 inch by 1/2 an inch.

Fordite, also known as Motor Agate, is an automotive enamel material with an interesting history. The original layered automotive paint slag “rough” was made by the now extinct practice of hand spray-painting multiples of production cars in big automotive factories. As they sprayed the cars the paint would drop down onto the conveyer belt. The paint in the painting bays gradually built up on the tracks and skids that the car frames were painted on. Over time, many colorful layers built up there. These layers were hardened repeatedly in the ovens that the car bodies went into to cure the paint. Some of these deeper layers were even baked 100 times. As this layer built up it started to clog the machines. The workers chipped the paint off and realizing it’s beauty though to recycle it. Unfortunately they no longer spray the cars so the Fordite “mines” are limited! Still an awesome piece of automotive history.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Shipping from United States

Our primary method of shipping will be USPS Priority Mail. We usually ship on Monday's and Thursday's. We will send a tracking number when shipped if available.

If you are having an item shipped internationally please know we have no control over the shipping time. We have found it can take 4-6 weeks to arrive at the final destination. We also do not have atracking number for international orders. Once it leaves the US we cannot track it until it is delivered.


If a package is returned to us due to an incorrect address we will gladly Re-ship it to you but you will need to pay the shipping to have it Re-shipped.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

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All refunds are handled on a case by case basis. Cancellations within 24 hrs. or prior to product being shipped will be at 100%. Once product is shipped, shipping costs are the obligation of the buyer. There will be no refunds 7 days after delivery unless an agreement is reached. All refunds will be processed after product has been returned to the shop.

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