Often referred to the as the "cuddle hormone". Oxytocin is a neurotransmitter and a hormone that is produced in the hypothalamus. From there, it is transported to and secreted by the pituitary gland, at the base of the brain. It plays a role in the female reproductive functions, from sexual activity to childbirth and breast feeding. This clever pendant shows the molecular structure of this on a silver base and chain within a glass cabochon.