Ivy Malachite Silver Pendant and Chain
A dark bottle green Malachite oval cabochon gemstone set in silver with an 18 inch silver chain. This gemstone has delicate concentric patterns of a slightly paler green in a matrix of a rich dark green .
Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, formed by the precipitation of copper rich solutions in limestone regions. It often forms stalactites, which when sliced reveal the the wonderful vivid green banding characteristic of the gemstone.
It has been used for jewellery since Ancient Egyptian times and also as a pigment by artists It is still valued and used by skilled art restorers.
Malachite is the stone of balance and harmony, abundance , empathy and positivity .It is associated with the Demeter ,Greek goddess of the Earth and fertility. A birthstone for Taurus, Cancer and Scorpio.
Pendant weight: 13 grams Stone size; 3.1 cm x 2.1 cm
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