Who, and why named it crown of silver, has no result in any research. The Psilomelane title however don’t need any explanation, because it’s speaks for itself. This black beauty’s official name comes from the ancient Greek, meaning the smooth black.
This specimen is a Mexican prospected mineral, made it all the way up to Canada as a raw stone. Despite our best effort of gentle cutting, only one, this pendant qualified as jewelry. It turned out a stunning piece that represent its character.
Hand polished on lapidary diamond wheels, set with sterling silver 21 gauge square and half round jewelry wire wrapping and with an optional length, 18″, 20″, 24″ x 1.05 mm Italian made smooth snake chain necklace.
stone size, 42.4 x 24.9 x 6.8 mm 73.75 ct. overall pendant height, 57.7 mm
Psilomelane, or crown of silver one of the most sought after stone for its emotional healing properties. the smooth parallel lining guides to hidden motivations, and leaves behind useless sometimes angry feelings. Also considered as the stone of luck, in a sense of moving forward long-term goals.
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.