This necklace has a little bit of everything. A muted rainbow of tourmaline knotted onto silk, finished with a southwest inspired stamped silver pendant. A truly stunning statement necklace. Chain measures 18-19” with lobster clap and adjustable length chain closure. Sterling silver, which has been oxidized and hand polished for an antique finish.
About Tourmaline: Tourmalines are gems with an incomparable variety of colors. The reason, according to an old Egyptian legend, is that the tourmaline, on its long journey up from the centre of the Earth, passed over a rainbow. In doing so, it assumed all the colors of the rainbow. And that is why it is still referred to as the 'gemstone of the rainbow' today. There are tourmalines from red to green and from blue to yellow. They often have two or more colors. No two tourmalines are exactly alike. This gemstone has an endless number of faces, and for that reason it suits all moods. No wonder that magical powers have been attributed to it since ancient times. In particular, it is the gemstone of love and of friendship, and is said to render them firm and long-lasting.
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.