Andean cross chakana pendant


Chakana pendant in solid 18 or 22 karat gold.

The Chakana or Andean cross is ancient mystical symbol of the Inca culture that can be found throughout the Andes and that will not be passed unnoticed ç u for anyone traveling to Peru or who is interested in Hispanic South American cultures .

They are characterized by 4 massive branches with three steps each, each of its steps embodying a specific element of the mythology of the peoples of the Andean highlands. To learn more, I recommend this detailed article on the subject of the Andean cross.

We offer you a pendant in the shape of the Andean cross, curved to give it more volume and which can be personalized by the choice of its dimensions as well as the purity of the yellow gold used for the making of your pendant.

I remind you that you can discover the stages of making this jewel through this report from our blog on the subject.

This pendant is therefore available in 6 different sizes and gold grades with:

  • Size 10 millimeters: a weight of about 1 gram
  • Size 15 millimeters: a weight of 2.2 grams in 18k gold and 2.8 grams in 22k gold
  • Size 20 millimeters: a weight of 4 grams in 18k gold and 5 grams in 22k gold

Note that 22 karat gold is denser than 18 karat gold, therefore heavier and more expensive for the same design and volume.

The pendant chain loop is a simple and discreet ring whose size is in proportion to that of the pendant and the chain you have chosen. 

Please note, only the pendant is sold and delivered without a chain. You can discover this fine 18-karats gold chain which will be suitable for wearing your pendant.  

Who is this pendant for?

This unisex pendant is intended for a person fascinated by the Inca culture and who would like to keep an Andean symbol or a souvenir of their trip to Andean lands. For women, this pendant can easily be combined with this pair of gold Andean cross earrings from our collection

Shipping fees

For the delivery of your pendant, you have the choice between two options:

  • economical delivery, with a 14-day lead time through a tracked parcel, the cost to the US: $10
  • UPS delivery with a lead time of 3/6 days also via tracked parcel, the cost to the US: $50

Handcrafted Jewelry

Our artisanal jewelry workshop does not mass produce, neither have any stock, so your pendant will be manufactured in our own workshop after receiving your order.

Please take into account a manufacturing lead time of 4 weeks for the manufacture of the latter in our workshop before shipping your package.

We master every step of the making process of your jewelry, from CAD modeling, 3D printing, lost wax casting, precious metal handiwork, to the setting of gemstones and diamonds, which allows us to guarantee the quality of our jewelry.

If you wish to customize one of our pendant designs or have it engraved, you just have to contact us via our online form.

How to choose your pendant

If you would like to have this design personalized by asking us to change the font of the letters on your pendant or have your own gold pendant design made please contact us through our online form.

Here are designs of other gold pendants from our collection that may be of interest to you: