Black butterfly in any cultures represents a powerful life, and associates with our soul. This semi precious hand carved Chinese writhing stone necklace might be used as a symbol or just as a minimalist style jewelry. Chinese writing stone earned its name by the pattern in it, what resembles Cantonese characters. The stone however has nothing to do with China, found in the Fraser river in British Columbia. The composition of the stone Porphyrite and the white crystals in it Feldspar, what makes this stone so unique.
Carved to shape and polished in a vibrating tumbler, drilled with a 1 mm hole, and set with sterling silver 21 gauge jewelry wire created hanger. Comes with a silver plated 20″ x 1.5 mm snake chain necklace.
stone size: 37.9 x 26.9 x 7.2 mm 56.35 ct.
overall pendant height, 33.1 mm
A limited quantity of raw Chinese writing stone still available for custom shape and size cutting.
Our gemstone pendants cut from mostly self collected natural semi precious crystals and minerals. Local Canadian Rocky mountain gems from far up the arctic circle to the south point of Vancouver island. We also buy and trade interesting specimen with worldwide partners. The handmade jewelry, what you find in the store, available to purchase. Some stones are drilled and set with findings, but our preferred method is the modern and minimalist style wire wrapping, what focuses to show the entire size of the stone, yet holds it firm and secure in place.
We never die, color or alter our stones in any ways, all pendant are 100% natural stones, polished with a nine step lapidary process. The settings made of sterling silver jewelry wire.
We have a large collection of jewelry quality raw minerals, ready to cut. Custom shape and size cutting available.
Sorry we do not sell raw stone, we use it or only trade it.