is this is a sterling silver necklace? Please describe the stone?
Silver 'Heavenly Sky' Angelite Necklace (Peru)by Novica
ITEM#: 12686111This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
- Ana Cristina Llapa designs this stunning necklace
- Angelite's heavenly blue hue is inspiring
- Handmade silver necklace from Peru
- Fold-over clasp
- Medallions measure 30 mm wide x 20 mm long
- Necklace measures 5 mm wide x 17.3-18.5 inches long
b>Story Behind the Art:
From the time she was a child Ana Cristina Llapa spent most of her time drawing. 'I had always wanted to learn jewelry design, and I finally took a two year course. Then I followed my husband, who traveled frequently to Bogota. There I gained experience in jewelry workshops and learned practically every technique. It was wonderful. Each stone inspires my designs. I love to get feedback on my designs, and to know that people feel better when they see and wear them.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code N (angelite). See for further information.
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|Dimensions||Maximum length: 18.5 inches L x 5 mm W; Minimum length: 17.3 inches L x 5 mm W; Each medallion (3): 30 mm W x 20 mm L|
|Country of Origin||Peru|
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Questions & Answers
is this a sterling silver necklace? Please describe the stone.
Yes this necklace is sterling silver. The stone is Angelite. Angelite gemstone is formed from Celestite that has been compressed for many millions of years. This Stone is also known as Blue Anhydrite. It is seen in shades of colors like blue, lilac and violet. The most commonly seen color is the blue- gray. This gemstone has a hardness of 3.5 on the Mohs scale with an orthorhombic crystal structure which makes it a suitable stone for carving figurines and making jewelry beads. The name of this stone comes from the Greek phrase ‘an hydros’ the meaning of which is ‘without water’. Angelite is associated with the throat, third eye and crown Chakras. It is a good gemstone for those born under the zodiac sign of Libra and Aquarius. This stone was only discovered recently in the year 1987 in Peru. This stone can be found in many places including Britain, Germany, Egypt, Mexico, Peru, Poland and Libya.
This stone is formed from celestite that has been compressed for many millions of years. Angelite is a stone of heightened awareness, with special focus on peace and brotherhood. It gives protection in the environment around your body. Promotes compassion and understanding Helps you to speak the truth when this is difficult Alleviates psychological pain Enhances astrological understanding Increases telepathy Facilitates contact with angels Angelite as a healing stone Healers use angelite to unblock energy pathways. It can be used for relief from throat inflammations, and to balance the thyroid. Angelite also repairs and soothes tissues and blood vessels. It is very useful for weight control.
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