Turquoise, Coral and Black Onyx knotted Necklace in Greek LeatherTurquoise, Coral and Black Onyx knotted Necklace in Greek LeatherTurquoise, Coral and Black Onyx knotted Necklace in Greek LeatherTurquoise, Coral and Black Onyx knotted Necklace in Greek Leather

If you like chunky, and organic, and ethic, and earthy, and tribal, and colorful, you will love this necklace. I started with black Greek leather, some large nuggets and rondelles of chinese Turquoise and silver-plated brass (lead and nickel free) rondelles and knotted them together. Then came five nuggets of red (color-enhanced) coral and more silver-plated rondelles. Added to this mix are two flat nuggets of bleached white coral, and two Metallite water lily silver-plated beads. Bringing up the rear are black Onyx rounds and faceted cylinders, jet Swarovski crystals, and a lead-free Rhodium-plated Pewter toggle. I love it, and I am hoping you would too.

Turquoise is associated with gods and goddesses of many ancient cultures from China, the Middle East, and the Americas. It was worn by Pharoahs and Aztec Kings. Native Americans used the stone symbolizing the sea and sky coming together, to bless warriors and hunters. Turquoise is thought to attract prosperity and success, enhance creativity and communication. Turquoise is the alternate birthstone for December. Almost all turquoise has been treated with a transparent resin in order to stabilize it, as it is a fragile stone in an untreated state.

Coral beads have been significant throughout history. People of many cultures thought that red coral provided protection from fire and violence.

Black Onyx is a black microcrystalline quartz. It is thought to provide spiritual inspiration, and allow the control of emotions and reduce stress in the wearer.

Metallite - an inexpensive version of the silver bead. These beads are created by pouring acrylic plastic into intricate molds. This is followed by electroplating it to create a metal finish. Metallite is subjected to an additional plating process to increase the durability of the bead. Lightweight and versatile!

Length: 20 inches.

Bead size: various, largest 25 x 20 mm (almost 1 x 0.8 inch) to 5 mm round crystals.

Earrings: can be made to order, please email me, nominal additional charge.

Care: Clean with soft fabric, or non-abrasive polishing cloth. Avoid direct contact with perfumes, hairspray, and deodorants. Jewelry should be worn after application of cosmetics. Store wrapped in soft fabric or sealed in plastic bag.

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Photographs by Michael Santerre. Thank you for visiting Sundancegems.

Item ID: RMS4816


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue/Red/Black, Size: 20 inches

Turquoise, Coral and Black Onyx knotted Necklace in Greek Leather

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