Each Vlad Dracula's Order of The Dragon Pendant is skillfully handcrafted one at a time in your choice of sterling silver, 14k yellow gold or 14k white gold. This pendant is our interpretation of the Order of the Dragon symbol that Vlad the Impaler, better known as Dracula, was said to wear signifying his membership in the Order. It is believed that he wore this image as a medallion during his lifetime. The Order of the Dragon was founded in 1408, by Sigismund, the King of Hungary for the purpose of defending the Cross and fighting against the enemies of Christianity, especially the Ottoman Turks. Dracula derived his name from the Order of the Dragon, Dracula means "Son of the Dragon". Vlad's father, Vlad II, received the surname of Dracul, meaning dragon, when he was inducted into the Order in 1431. Dracula himself was inducted into the Order when he was five years old.
Dracula's medallion is enameled with your choice of fourteen colors. Choose from Amethyst, Black Onyx, Emerald, Jade, Peacock, Pearl, Pewter, Pink, Hot Pink, Ruby, Sapphire, Tiger's Eye, Topaz, or Zircon. (Black Onyx, Jade, Peacock, Pearl, Pewter, Pink, Hot Pink, Plum, and Tiger's Eye Enamels are an additional $10.00 US) Enamel will not wear out with regular wear.
The pendant measures approximately 40.3 mm (just under 1 5/8") long, 34.3 mm (1 3/8") wide, and 1.3 mm (1/16") thick. The Order of the Dragon pendant weighs approximately 11.8 grams in sterling silver / approximately 14.8 grams in 14k gold.
Choose from a 24" long stainless steel rope chain, a 24" long gold plated curb chain or a 24" long black leather cord. A 20" long sterling silver box chain is available for an additional $12.00, an 18" long 14k yellow gold rope chain for $175.00, or an 18" long 14k white gold rope chain for $175.00.
We are a cast-to-order company and cast every Tuesday and Thursday. Please allow 5 to 7 days from the next casting date for production of this item. Orders placed before 3pm MST Monday or Wednesday will be included in the following day's cast. Feel free to contact us for the anticipated production time for your Vampire Jewelry.
This item comes packaged in a jewelry box.