These striking black silver leaf Jasper beads have been paired with dainty handcrafted beads of Hill Tribe Silver and small sterling silver rounds to create this beautiful bracelet. A tear drop of brushed sterling silver and similarly shaped freshwater pearl hang charm-like by the patterned toggle. One of a kind!
Jaspers have been used as ornamental and gemstones from ancient times. They are microcrystalline Quartz in association with a variety of other minerals which give the Jaspers colorful patterns and bands. Jaspers are often named according to its color or patterns. Black Silver Leaf Jasper is a relatively rare type of Jasper and naturally occurs in shades of black, white, and gray. It is named for both its color and swirling leafy pattern. Each bead has its own unique characteristic patterns of colors and swirls. Natural healers refer to it as the stone of wisdom, a nurturing stone aiding in communication.
Hill Tribe silver beads are distinctive and hand-made by artisans of the mountain regions Northern Thailand using methods passed down through the centuries. They are made from almost pure silver (0.999) and contain more silver than sterling silver, which contains 0.925 silver.
Length: 7.75 inches. Guide to sizing Bracelets: Using a measuring tape, measure snugly (not too tight) around the wrist just below the wrist bone. For adults add 1/2 to 3/4th inch to the measurement to determine the bracelet length.
Beading Wire: 0.19"/49 strand white-coated stainless steel professional quality beading wire with sterling silver crimps, and crimp covers.
Bead size: 8 mm smooth rounds.
Earrings: Ask me about earrings custom made for you.
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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