Oxidised Charoite Pendant
This light Purple Charoite stone has been had set in an oxidised silver setting , which gives the piece a vintage look . The pendant includes an 18 inch silver chain , which is not oxidised , but will delelop a darker patina when worn.
Charoite is formed by the process of Contact Metamorphism , as pre existing limestone and marble rocks are altered by intense heat and pressure. Charoite is a complex silicate mineral which has a vibrant purple colour and is found almost exclusively around the Chara River in Siberia, from which it gets its name. It is a recently discovered gemstone, first located in 1978.
Thought to increase inner strength to overcome adversity , provide energy and improve self esteem .
Weight excluding chain : 5.9 grams Stone size: 2.5cm x 1.3cm
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