A jam-packed sterling silver wire wrap featuring a combination of blue, green, and purple stones. The stones included are: Amethyst, Aquamarine, Green Tourmaline, Jade, and Iolite. The handmade wire wrap shows a combination of different wire techniques and patterns. Sold with a sterling silver chain.
Measurements: ~2-1/2" long x 1-1/8" wide, 18" sterling silver box chain
Albite,Elbaite, also known as Tourmaline is a group of mixed crystals with the following major members, Elbaite, Dravite, Schorl, Buergerite, Tsilaisite, and Uvite. The general color range of the mineral's family are colorless, pink, green, blue, yellow, brown, and black. What distinguishes tourmalines are the three-sided cross sections that are different than any other mineral.
The name Jade is shared by two distinctly different minerals: Nephrite, a calcium magnesium silicate and Jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate. These are metamorphic minerals with vibrant green colors caused by the presence of chromium. Jade has been utilized by man since the beginning of civilization in Asia, Central and South America. Metaphysically, It is believed that Jade strengthens the body during life, and protects one after death.
Amethyst is a variety of quartz which owes its coloration to the presence of iron in the area of its formation.The word Amethyst is derived from ancient Greek meaning "intoxication". It was believed by both ancient Romans and Greeks, if they wore Amethyst or made their goblets of the material, it would help prevent them from becoming intoxicated.Amethyst has been used in jewelry making for centuries. Spectacular, priceless carvings dating to the ancient Egyptians are displayed in museums. Amethyst is found in many places around the world. However, the most beautiful Amethyst, displaying deep rich purple coloration, is normally found in the countries of Brazil and Uruguay.Amethyst is the birthstone for February.
Aquamarine is a light blue variety of beryl with hints of green. The blue color comes from the presence of ferrous iron, and without it or another impurity, beryl would be clear. Other noteworthy types of beryl include emerald, heliodor, and morganite.The name Aquamarine translates as you might expect, aqua marina meaning "water of the sea" in Latin. It is a highly sought-after mineral that is most often cut and faceted to use as gemstone in jewelry.