Monday, January 24, 2011

Pendant of the Day - by Wonderland Contraband

Wonder Woman, Amazon warrior princess

Our pendant of the day comes to us from Wonderland Contraband. Their little Wonder woman is a delicately sculpted and carefully painted into a super cute charm! She has her trademark blue, red and gold outfit, black hair and blue eyes. Charm sizes vary between 2.5 to 3.5 centimeters.

Wonderland Contraband's shop carries many, many more characters but this was our favorite!

Wonder Woman is a DC Comics superheroine created by William Moulton Marston. She first appeared in All Star Comics #8 (December 1941). The Wonder Woman title has been published by DC Comics almost continuously except for a brief hiatus in 1986.

Wonder Woman is an Amazon (based on the Amazons of Greek mythology) and was created by Marston, an American, as a "distinctly feminist role model whose mission was to bring the Amazon ideals of love, peace, and sexual equality to a world torn by the hatred of men." Her powers include superhuman strength, flight, super-speed, super-stamina, and super-agility. She is highly proficient in hand-to-hand combat and in the art of tactical warfare. She also possesses an animal-like cunning and a natural rapport with animals, which has in the past been presented as an actual ability to communicate with the animal kingdom. She uses her Lasso of Truth, which forces those bound by it to tell the truth, a pair of indestructible bracelets, a tiara which serves as a projectile, and an invisible airplane. ~From Wikipedia!


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