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. â€˜tit derives from the French word "petit"meaning little; fer means iron in French. A traditional â€˜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.