The Founding Pillar Necklace

24kt Gold Plated


The Founding Pillar Necklace brings the archaeological DNA of Alighieri to life, with a subtle textured pillar, cast in recycled bronze and plated in Alighieri’s signature 24kt gold-plating, in the UK.

The Founding Pillar Necklace is cast in 100% bronze, with a 24kt gold plating.

It sits on an 18 inch gold-plated brass chain.  

Talisman Dimensions: 2.4cm x 0.6cm

Hand-crafted through the ancient craft of lost-wax casting, locally in London’s Hatton Garden.

At Alighieri, we believe in creating forever heirlooms, putting people and planet first. The Founding Pillar is hand-carved in wax, and cast through the ancient process of lost-wax-casting, locally in the UK, with recycled bronze.Each piece is hand-finished with care and love. The chain is created by a family-run house, founded in 1978. The entire supply chain is RJC Certified. Read more about Alighieri's commitment to responsible practice here.

Your Alighieri order will be packed by hand, with love, and dispatched within 1-2 working days (unless it is personalised or made to order).

We are pleased to cover all taxes and duties on orders going to the EU and the United States. Regrettably, we are unable to cover taxes and duties for orders outside of these regions, and these will be your responsibility to pay.

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5.6/60 is a collection celebrating the magic of film photography and adventure. The Founding Pillar Necklace pays homage to photography as a key pillar of Alighieri. Rosh begins each collection by going on a road trip, armed with her Pentax camera, collecting fragments and artefacts. The crumbling pillar is an invitation to explore the world through your own lens…

The Founding Pillar Necklace

24kt Gold Plated


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