Carnelian, Rose Quartz, & Freshwater Pearl Necklace
Size: 19 inches
Weight: 25 g
Product Type: One of a Kind
Carnelian is a variation of the silica mineral Chalcedony, colored by iron oxide. The color varies wildly in Carnelian and can be anything from pale orange to an intense, nearly-black red. Rose Quartz is a pink variety of the Quartz family of crystals that sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, making it fantastic for jewelry. Cultured Freshwater Pearls are farmed in China in brackish water along the coastline.
This necklace has a great combination of elements; The triangular Carnelian beads are the star of this piece showing off a wide range of reds and oranges, the freshwater pearls add a subtle dynamic iridescence. The Rose Quartz seed beads are subtle, and help accent the reds in the necklace. Great for adding a fiery touch to your wardrobe!
Carnelian is believed to be a powerfully grounding stone to carry with you. Something unique about Carnelian is it's strong associations with clarifying perception, helping concentration during meditation, and focusing those with a tendency to daydream. Rose Quartz is associated with Heart Healing and Unconditional Love; Rose Quartz is thought to help align the Heart Chakra.
Freshwater Pearls, in ancient folklore, were once thought to be the tears of gods and goddesses; in China they were rumored to be from Dragons; and it is believed that the Queen of Sheba would have pearls ground into her drinks to prevent poisoning.
Due to the nature of natural products, and photography techniques the color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos.