Tourmaline,Onyx, Chrysocolla Silver Pendants and Chain
Three green gemstones handset in silver complete with an 18 inch silver chain. Tourmaline is an olive green , the Onyx is a more vivid green whilst the Chrysocolla is a mixture of blue and green .
Tourmaline is in fact a complex boron silicate formed from hot mineral rich solutions penetrating fissures within igneous rocks, and crystalizing within them .A birthstone for Leo , said to increase self confidence and mental alertness , relive stress and fear.
Onyx is a microcrystalline quartz called chalcedony, formed when silica rich solutions cooled and solidified in cavties within lavas.Ancient Indian and Persian civilizations believed Onyx would protect from evil , and assist with the journey of life. Onyx is thought to help in times of stress, improve courage, protect the wearer , improve intuition and help individuals move to the next phase in their lives. It is the birthstone for Leo and Capricorn .
Chrysocolla is a hydrated copper silicate , formed when copper rich minerals were altered by hot , silica rich solutions. It may also be called Eilat. Known as The Wise Stone by the Egyptians as it was believed to assist in political negotiations and so was always worn by Cleopatra during her ambassadorial missions.. It was also thought to have been originally found in the mines of King Solomon in Africa, Solomon being a wise king .A birthstone for Sagittarius, thought to assist in negotiations, help find solutions, promote peace, creativity and tranquility
Average pendant weight: 3 grams Stone size: 1.2cm x 1cm
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