A stunning combination of olive, earthy greens and fiery orange hues, this lovely handcrafted 24 inch Chrysoprase, Carnelian, and Spiny Oyster necklace embraces the changing of the seasons. A strikingly subtle asymmetric design and bold colors is sure to brighten up those darker Winter days. Interspaced with 14K gold-filled accents, you will be the talk of your next holiday gathering.
This necklace pairs well with the 14K Solid Gold Jade and Citrine Bracelet and Chrysoprase 14K Gold-filled Earrings.
Stone Properties: Chrysoprase is a green Chalcedony, related to Quartz. It is one of the rarest and valued of the Chalcedonies family. Nickel deposits offer this stone its stunning green hue. Chrysoprase is linked to the heart chakra and evokes strong healing energy, allowing you to remain centered in the heart allowing for growth, compassion, and forgiveness. Carnelian also falls in the Quartz family as an orange-colored type of Chalcedony. Varying in color from pale orange to deep red-orange, this bold-colored stone is often linked with leadership and courage. Often used in mid-Western jewelry, Spiny Oyster is also known to promote strength and courage.
Stone Hardness: Chrysoprase and Carnelian are both members of the Quartz family and feature a hardness of 7 on the Mohs hardness scale. Spiny Oyster is more delicate and ranked as a 3 on the Mohs hardness scale. Note that the scale for Mohs hardness ranks stone hardness from 1-10 with 10 being the hardest and 1 being the softest.
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