Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm

Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm


 Tap into industrial might with our captivating Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm!  This intricate pendant embodies innovation & progress, a symbol for engineers, energy enthusiasts, & history buffs. Let it fuel your curiosity & spark conversation!
SKU TR90 Category
Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $4.25, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

From Gusher to Global Power: The Allure of the Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm

Rising from arid landscapes or amidst offshore platforms, the iconic oil derrick stands as a symbol of human ingenuity, resourcefulness, and the ever-evolving energy landscape. Its intricate network of steel beams and pumping machinery whispers tales of black gold, economic booms, and the complex relationship between humanity and the Earth’s resources. Now, capture the essence of this captivating symbol and the stories it holds with the captivating Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm. This intricate miniature masterpiece isn’t just an ornament; it’s a portal to a fascinating industry, a conversation starter, and a timeless piece that reflects your connection to the world of energy and innovation.

A Symbol Steeped in Meaning

Crafted from polished sterling silver, the charm meticulously recreates the classic oil derrick silhouette, capturing its towering structure, intricate machinery, and the potential for hidden riches beneath the surface. But delve deeper, and you’ll discover layers of symbolic meaning woven into its design:

  • Innovation and Resourcefulness: The oil derrick represents human ingenuity in harnessing the Earth’s resources to fuel progress and development. The charm becomes a symbol of overcoming challenges, pushing technological boundaries, and finding creative solutions to meet energy demands.

  • Booms and Busts: The oil industry is intertwined with economic cycles, experiencing periods of immense wealth and volatile fluctuations. The charm becomes a symbol of the dynamic nature of resource economies, reminding us of the need for responsible management and diversification.

  • A Global Force: Oil has shaped the geopolitical landscape for decades, impacting nations and economies worldwide. The Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm becomes a symbol of the interconnectedness of our world, highlighting the complex relationships between energy resources, international trade, and global power dynamics.

  • Environmental Considerations: The extraction and use of oil raise critical environmental concerns. The charm becomes a symbol of the ongoing conversation about responsible resource management, sustainability, and transitioning to cleaner energy sources.

A Journey Through Time

From its early beginnings in 19th-century Pennsylvania to the technological marvels of deepwater drilling, the oil derrick has witnessed a century of innovation and change. The Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm pays homage to this heritage, incorporating subtle nods to the past in its design. Perhaps it features a vintage-inspired font, a motif referencing a specific historical oilfield, or an inscription highlighting a pivotal moment in the industry’s development. It becomes a bridge between past and present, reminding us of the enduring role oil has played in shaping our world and the ongoing discussions about its future.

The Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm is more than just jewelry; it’s a conversation starter, a way to ignite discussions about energy, innovation, and our relationship with the environment. Whether you’ve witnessed the impact of the oil industry firsthand, hold an interest in global economics, or simply appreciate the historical significance of this symbol, this charm allows you to carry a piece of the oil derrick’s legacy with you wherever you go.

Spark conversation and reflection. Add the Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm to your collection today and keep the dialogue about energy and our future flowing.



Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm

925 sterling silver

Charm and Theme
Oil Derrick

Size & Weight
5/16″ x 3/4″
2.2 grams


Sterling Silver Oil Derrick Charm size
About The Company

Fast Shipping and a Price Guarantee

At Xinar, we value your time and money. That’s why we offer a convenient and cost-effective shipping option for all of our customers. We understand that when you place an order, you want it to arrive quickly and efficiently. We use USPS First Class Mail whenever possible to ensure that your items are delivered on time. This method of shipping provides expedited delivery and tracking. You also have a choice of Priority Mail at Checkout

Questions, please get in touch with us

We want to make sure our customers get the best service possible. That’s why if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team of experienced professionals is here to answer any questions you might have about our shipping and Best Price Guarantee services.

About the Product

Tests for  925 Sterling Silver

Buying quality silver alloys is important. The type of silver used will determine the longevity and beauty of your jewelry item. Today, there are many options for buying sterling silver beads and findings, from sterling silver chains to corrugated beads, curved tubes, round, oval, and many more. Here are some pointers on how to check the authenticity of the 925 Silver Beads and finding you might choose to use.


Magnet Test

The first test that you can use is the magnet test. Take a small magnet and bring it close to the sterling silver item. If the item does not stick to the magnet, it indicates that it contains some silver, confirming its authenticity. However, if the item sticks to the magnet, then this means that there is no silver present in it, and hence it is fake.


Acid Test

An acid test is a quick and easy way to determine if an item is made of sterling silver. Sterling silver should contain at least 92.5% pure silver and must be marked with the word “sterling” or “925” to indicate that it is genuine sterling silver. The acid test involves rubbing a drop of nitric acid on the surface of the metal and analyzing the color that appears. If it turns green, then the item has a higher copper content than sterling silver and thus is not real sterling silver. If it turns a milky white color, then it is likely real sterling silver. This method can be used to quickly determine if beads and findings are made from genuine sterling silver before making a purchase.


Rub Test

The rub test is important for buying sterling silver beads and findings. It’s a simple test that can quickly reveal whether your jewelry is made from real sterling silver. To do the rub test, simply rub the piece of jewelry in question against a soft cloth. If the jewelry leaves a black mark on the cloth, then it isn’t made of sterling silver – it’s likely made of some other metal alloy that has been plated with silver or coated with a patina to give it an appearance similar to sterling silver. However, if the jewelry leaves behind a gray/silver mark on the fabric, then you can be sure that your beads and findings are made of real sterling silver.


Ice Test

When it comes to purchasing sterling silver beads and findings, it’s important to ensure that you are getting a genuine piece. One way to do this is an ice test. This simple test involves rubbing a piece of ice over the metal surface of the bead or finding; if it’s genuine silver, the metal should remain cool to the touch even after several seconds have passed. If the metal warms up or turns dark, then you know that it isn’t pure sterling silver.


The ice test is a great way for buyers to check for authenticity before making a purchase, but keep in mind that other tests can also be used. A magnet test, acid testing, and x-ray fluorescence.



When it comes to buying sterling silver beads and findings, there are a few things to consider. First, decide what type of materials you want and how much you’re willing to spend. Then, look for reputable suppliers who offer quality products at reasonable prices. Consider whether or not the supplier offers discounts, free shipping, and other promotions. Do some research on the company’s return policy in case something isn’t right with your order. Finally, make sure you read all descriptions carefully to ensure that the product is exactly as described. With these tips in mind, shopping for sterling silver beads and findings should be easy!

Additional Information

How this Charm is Made

Lost wax casting is a time-honored craft that has been used for centuries by skilled artisans to create precise metal objects. Also known as “investment casting,” lost wax casting is the process of creating a detailed metal object from a wax model. This method can produce highly detailed results and has a wide variety of applications, from fine jewelry to aerospace components. For jewelry makers, lost wax casting helps create unique and eye-catching pieces without relying on expensive tools or equipment.


What Is the Process of Lost Wax Casting?

Lost wax casting is a process used to create metal parts with tight tolerances, thinner walls, and superior dimensional accuracy from 3D computer-aided design (CAD). The process begins with the selection of a die based on the desired part. Warm wax is then poured into the die to form the pattern for the part. The waxed pattern is dipped in a liquid ceramic slurry and coated with several layers of silica sand. After it dries, it’s placed in an oven to melt away the wax under extremely high temperatures, leaving an empty mold cavity. Lastly, molten metal such as bronze or stainless steel is poured into the cavity created by the melted wax, letting it cool and harden before being removed from its cast.


After casting, minimal finishing processes are required since lost wax casting offers a mechanical accuracy close to the desired finished component, reducing cost and production time. Lost wax casting also allows complex shapes and geometries with sharp details that are typically difficult or expensive to achieve using other processes, such as machined parts or injection molding. Its benefits also include allowing designers various options for surface finishes depending on their requirements while reducing costs associated with material procurement, as multiple materials can be cast within one mold at no extra cost.


Finishing and Polishing Silver Castings

The lost wax casting method produces silver castings that need to undergo a thorough finishing and polishing process to preserve their top-notch look. This process usually entails surface buffing, sanding, or burnishing to achieve a polished and seamless appearance.

Machine polishing is a crucial stage in the lost wax casting manufacturing process for crafting sterling silver products. This technique is utilized to refine and smooth sterling silver items to achieve a uniform, the glossy surface reflecting light and improving the piece’s aesthetics.

Step into the world of the lost wax casting of sterling silver pieces, where the burnishing process reigns supreme. Before the ultimate shine is achieved, the sterling silver piece must first undergo a magical transformation. With a combination of materials and tools, the burnishing process creates a flawless canvas, just waiting to be polished to perfection.

Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $4.25, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

Additional information

Xinar's Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $3.95, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.