Triangle Necklace - Bronze 18" Gold Filled

Triangle Necklace - Bronze 18" Gold Filled

This miniature triangle (petit-fer) pendant was hand formed in wax and cast into solid metal. 

For a bit of history on the cajun triangle read the piece below by Louisiana Voices

'Tit-fer--the Louisiana French name for a triangle a simple instrument often used to provide rhythm in a Cajun band. ‘tit derives from the French word "petit"meaning little; fer means iron in French. A traditional ‘tit-fer is made from a tine of an old-fashioned hay rake fabricated and tempered by a blacksmith to produce its musical quality. It is also seen as t-fer ti-fer or tee fer with or without capitals or apostrophes. 

And this great article on the history of the instrument and how it came to be such a vital piece in our cajun culture. 

The triangle measures approximately 1-1/2" wide and 1-3/8" in length. The wand measures approximately 1/8" in width and 1-1/4" in length. 

Each piece varies slightly due to its handmade nature.