Southwestern Green Turquoise and Orange Spiny Oyster Sterling Necklace
This Native American or Southwestern inspired necklace consists of Chinese natural Green 7mm Turquoise rondelles and contrasting 8mm Orange Spiny Oyster rondelles. There are a couple of Red Jasper Column beads and 8mm round added for interest. Also interspersed throughout this necklace are Sterling Bali beads. There are large filigree drum beads, circle spacers and daisy spacers (all sterling). This necklace ends with two long sterling melon beads and a Sterling hook and eye clasp. This necklace could be worn by a man or a woman but is only 17" long. A sterling chain can be added (at no charge) to lengthen this necklace a couple of inches so a gentleman with a thicker neck can wear it.
Bali silver is sterling silver made on the island of Bali, in Indonesia in the Indian Ocean. The Balinese are highly skilled silversmiths, known for their granulation and wirework decoration.
TURQUOISE - Metaphysical Properties: Assists in healing emotional stress and pain, including the physical symptoms of stress. They believe it dispels fear, lifts depression and brings a sense of happiness, serenity and self-confidence to the wearer. Turquoise was one of the earliest gems to be used for personal adornment. It was used by Ancient Egypt rulers around 5500 BC. The name Turquoise dates to 16th century and derived from Old French word for "Turkish", because it entered Western Europe through Asia Minor.
Spondylus more commonly called Spiny Oyster is large and very colorful. The Spiny Oyster is not even an oyster but in the scallop family. Often used in jewelry this sea animal is in high demand for its appearance and color.
JASPER – Metaphysical Properties: Protection, awareness, insight. Grounding
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