Rustic and feminine. This gorgeous necklace has it all. The stone is a strawberry quartz in the prettiest shade of darling pink. The hand stamped silver features a leaf cascade, inspired by the Navajo word "hishi". Hishi was a tradition in within the Navajo tribe of awarding one with a feather of honor to add to their headdress. It showed others of their bravery. Chain measures 17-18” with lobster clap and adjustable length chain closure. Sterling silver, which has been oxidized and hand polished for an antique finish.
About Strawberry Quartz: Originally known as “scarlet quartz”, this stone is found in only a few mines around the world. The formation of Strawberry Quartz takes place in granitic pegatites. It contains microscopic hair-like or tabular red crystals of hematite. Legend has it Strawberry Quartz was brought by the god Eros to bring love to people on earth. It is believed Strawberry Quartz can be very soothing and has the ability to amplify intentions of love and appreciation.
Your jewelry will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a small box. Multiple items will be combined, unless separate boxes are requested. If this is a gift being shipped directly to the recipient, please let me know. I will be glad to include a note from you.