A vintage glass cabochon with yellow and brown opaque swirls is the feature of this necklace and represents the stone as well as the combed waves of a Zen garden. It is set on a rectangle of sterling silver which has been oxidized and then scratched and stamped to make a pattern which represents the gravel and sand raking and architectural elements in a Zen garden. The clasp is a hand formed hook, which has angular aspects and has been flattened and given a finish to match the pendant. The clasp fits into a rectangle which has been cut out of the silver. The chain is is a bar link style which reflects the style of the necklace. Like a Japanese Zen garden, each element of this necklace has ben chosen with care to make it a cohesive design.
The pendant measures 1 1/4 inch (31 mm.) by 1 inch (26 mm.). The total length of the necklace is 18 1/2 inches. The clasp connects to the pendant in the front and is a feature. The glass cabochon is vintage piece of unused stock. It was produced durring the 1940's to 1960's.