Thursday, April 3, 2014

Malachite Necklace

Magnificent royal Malachite necklace. Malachite, with its beautiful, rich green color, leaves no doubt of its importance as a jewel. Its opaque strength and power demands respect, mesmerizing the viewer. Yet the movement, flow and energy in its lines, circles and designs soothe and welcome. It is spiritually inviting.

Malachite has been called the "mirror of the soul. It is so beautiful that one would like to wear it in jewelry, but caution must be used when wearing Malachite. It will always reflect how you feel, if you feel negative don't wear Malachite.

Large quantities of malachite have been mined in the Urals, Russia. Currently, the mining of the Ural malachite completely stopped. According to an eminent scientist-mineralogist G.N Vertushkova on the Urals possible discovery of new deposits of malachite. It is found worldwide including in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Gabon; Zambia; Tsumeb, Namibia; Mexico; Broken Hill, New South Wales; Lyon, France; Timna Valley, Israel; and the Southwestern United States, most notably in Arizona.

Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow.

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This gold plated and Malachite necklace was a custom made order. It's 22'' long and handwrapped in gold platted copper wire. The findings are goldplated. It is made of 1,5'' Malachite cabochon, two 16mm round beads, sixteen 12mm round beads, eight oval beads.

Malachite hardness on Moch scale is 3,5-4, so it should be worn and stored with care.


Request a custom order and have something made just for you. Email me at anna@beadlythings.com


Yours truly,

Anna, anna@beadlythings.com





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