Pieces – Necklace
Materials – Moonstone, Abalone, Shell, Christian Cross, Glass, Lampwork Glass, Sterling Silver, Seed Beads
Item Number – N12-2197
Price – 306
Length – 26″
Description – The interesting Polka-Dot Lampwork Glass Bead provides an accent above the Sterling Silver and Abalone Shell Cross. The Moonstone Gemstones, Shells, as well as Glass and Seed Beads carry a delicate clear to while coloring throughout the necklace. The Frosted Glass Squares blend the white with the pink in the Abalone Shell Circles and Glass Beads. It is completed by Sterling Silver Beads and a Sterling Silver Flower Toggle Clasp by Pacific Silverworks.
The matching earrings include Shell Chips and Abalone Shell Circles along with Sterling Silver Beads and French Hooks. They are completed by Moonstone Gemstones, Glass Beads, and Seed Beads.
Other information – Abalone Shells are by sea animals as a form of protection. They are found around the shallow coastal waters of New Zealand. Seashell was used as jewelry dating back to the Stone Age. Many tribes used Shells as money. It is believed that Abalone Shell aids in creativity. The Cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two lines or bars perpendicular to each other. The Cross is one of the most ancient human symbols and is used in Christianity. Glass Beads are made using varied colored glass rods, which are: heated, stretched, rolled, pulled, decorated, and cooled. They were originally Venetian made and used as money. Moonstone is composed of two Feldspar minerals. It is found in Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar, Australia, Brazil, and the USA. Roman’s believed that the stone was formed from the light of the moon. Moonstone is a meditation stone, which stimulates understanding and decision making.