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Silver Bedded Necklace

  • £3390



Semi-precious stone set in sterling silver bedding with ribboned bail and belcher chain

Available in Malachite, Blue Goldstone, Moonstone, Turquoise, Jade and Moss Agate.

Chain available in 16 / 18 / 20 inches

Pendant Weighs: 3.7g

Stone Measurement: 10mm x 14mm

Malachite
A beautiful green stone, exhibiting layers with dark and light, often concentric banding. It is in fact a major copper ore, with substantial deposits presently being mined in Zaire and Zambia. When worn it raises the spirits and induces a general feeling of happiness. It is believed to alleviate asthmatic problems and toothache. During Medieval times those who wore Malachite were said to be protected from the power of witches. The stone afforded special protection for children.

Blue Goldstone
A synthetic stone created in Italy by monks practising alchemy. It is reputed to have healing properties due to its copper and gold content. It is believed enhance dreams and the will to do good.

Moonstone
This is a silicate stone containing aluminium and potassium and appears to have a milky sheen, with the best stones possessing a bluish hue. Moonstone is known as a feminine stone and assists with gentleness, receptivity, and intuition.

Turquoise
This stone has a vivid sky blue or green-blue colour, often containing grey or brown veins. It has been highly valued by many cultures. The Turks, after whom the stone is named, attached Turquoise to their horses bridles for protection. The Native Americans believed the stone to be 'the breath of life', symbolising the sky and reminding humans of their spirituality. When worn it strengthens the entire anatomy, brings wisdom and attract friendship. It brings happiness and luck, especially when given as a gift.

Jade
Named by the Spanish conquistadores 'piedra de ijada' meaning hip stone and worn on the hip to prevent kidney diseases. The two most common forms are Jadeite and Nephrite. Many colours are available, but the most popular is green. Attracts good luck, friendship and promotes wisdom.

Moss Agate
Agate is a banded chalcedony, found in nodules or geodes in volcanic rocks. Agate can be found in a variety of colours and some have fern like patterns in them formed due to the presence of manganese and iron oxides.

For more information on this stone and others please visit our Gemstone Guide

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