Necklace of highly polished natural Amazonite with Sterling Silver clasp
Elegant 22 inch handmade necklace of natural Amazonite beads. These measure 12MM and 8MM in an interesting design. This unique necklace features a lovely blend of shades of the typical teal blue Amazonite color. It is secured with a Sterling Silver hook style clasp. Amazonite is a lovely soft teal shade of opaque blue green feldspar. It is beautiful in certain types of jewelry where will be protected from bumps and scrapes. Its hardness is 6-6.5 so it will scratch and fracture if subjected to rough use. Amazonite gets its name from the Amazon River in Brazil but it is not and never was mined there. Originally found in Russia, it is now mined in various locations around the world, including the United States. In the metaphysical world, Amazonite is considered to help with effective communication, as well as to soothe and calm one. It can help the wearer focus.