Water (Striped) Agate with Lampwork Heart and Small Teardrop Garnet. The pendant is suspended from a 24 Inch sterling silver chain. Sterling silver wire and findings were used to complete the piece. Agate is a form of chalcedony and is said to be an excellent stone for re-balancing and harmonizing one's body, mind and spirit. Garnet is thought by some to be a stone of protective energy - especially for protection from eveil and during travel.
Russian Eudialyte Pendant with Black Onyx and Ruby Red Czech Glass Beads. Findings are goldFilled and goldplated.
Eudialyte is said to be a stone of the heart - bringing harmony to matters of the heart and dispelling jealousy. It is also said to aid in finding one's reason for being.
Eudialyte is found in Greenland, Russsia, Madagascar, Canada and the U.S. This particular stone came from Russia.
Faceted Black Onyx Necklace with sterling silver findings and a lucious green ceramic focal bead. Faceted, tiny black zircons were used as spacers between the onyx beads.
Onyx is a variety of the microcrystalline quartz called chalcedony.
Onyx is said to be a protective stone worn when facing adversaries in battles or conflicts of all kinds. In classical ceremonial magic, the image of the head of the god Mars or a figure of the hero Hercules was engraved on onyx and carried for courage. Indians and Persians believed that wearing onyx protected them from the evil eye, and that placing onyx on the stomach of a pregnant woman in labor would reduce the labor pain and bring on earlier delivery.
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Rose Quartz with garnet cluster and 14kt gold plated findings. Rose quartz is also known as the "love stone" and is a stone for every type of love: self-love, family, platonic, romantic, and unconditional. As a variety of quartz, rose quartz thought by some to have high energy, and this strong energy can enhance love in virtually any situation and help to kindle happiness and love and calmness. Bringing love in to life and daily situations not only brings inner warmth, but it also lowers stress and soothes those around it. Rose quartz is a very happy and loving stone. The tiny heart tucked into the garnet cluster is 14kt gold.
Gem Silica pendant wrapped in fine sterling silver. Gem silica is the rarest and most expensive variety in the quartz family and is a type of chalecedony. The presence of copper gives the gem it's vivid greenish-blue color. The gem is said to help balance the conscious and unconscious realms of the mind and is thought by some to carry very strong energy and crystal power, which can bring happiness, protection, success, friendship and good fortune.