Agate and leather pendant necklace, 'Planetary Realm' (Thailand)

Decidedly modern in style, this necklace from Chaloemphon is nonetheless crafted from materials that span the ages. Leather forms a square pendant like a dark sky that is dotted with petite agate planets. Suspended on a cord of black faux suede, the necklace's length can be adjusted with a raintree wood bead. Tiny beads of carved cow bone adorn the cord's ends.