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Very beautiful, unique, macabre, and fun!

This large bottle pendant measures about 1 1/2" long, from top of cork to the bottom of the brown glass bottle. The bottle has an antique replicated, detailed Laudanum / Poison label on it complete with skull and crossbones and medical instructions. I created this label to resemble a medical label from a 19th century apothecary.
Laudanum colored resin fills the sealed bottle.

Label has been sealed onto the bottle to be water resistant.

The antiqued brass chain is accented with 6 brown glass beads. It measures 24" in length, but can be shortened on request! Lobster claw clasp

Great for old apothecary trinket lovers!
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Drug information:
Laudanum, is an alcoholic herbal preparation containing approximately 10% powdered opium by weight (the equivalent of 1% morphine). It was generally distilled into a brownish syrup. Laudanum contains almost all of the opium alkaloids, including morphine and codeine. A potent narcotic by virtue of its high morphine concentration, laudanum was historically used to treat a variety of ailments, but its principal use was as an analgesic and cough suppressant. Until the early 20th century, laudanum was sold without a prescription and was a constituent of many patent medicines. Today, laudanum is strictly regulated and controlled throughout the world due to it's addictive, deadly side effects.
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***Comes in a metallic cardboard gift box. Gift box color may vary***

*Wooden box is for display purposes only*

Laudanum / Poison Bottle Necklace - Apothecary Labeled Glass Bottle

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: glass bottle, cork, resin, label, sealant, wire, chain, resin dye, clasp
  • Feedback: 337 reviews
  • Only ships to United States from Oregon, United States.
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