Long teardrop shape designed Nephrite Jade necklace. Hand cut and lapidary polished natural Canadian green gemstone unisex jewelry. The setting is a trendy minimalist style method, with sterling silver 21 gauge square and half round wire wrapping. The stone’s entire size is visible while the setting holds it safe and firm.
stone size: 40.6 x 22.4 x 7.8 mm 56.90 ct.
overall pendant height, 54.6 mm
The necklace supplied with the pendant is a fine Italian made very smooth 1.05 mm diameter sterling silver snake chain, available in 18″, 20″, 24″ lengths to choose from. Please select length before add to cart.
Jade as gemstone jewelry worn for centuries, symbolizes long life and peaceful death. In many cultures given as a stone for long-lasting friendship. The chemical composition of the crystal earned its title as the toughest stone, it’s almost unbreakable, probably that explains the friendship meaning.
The raw stone prospected in north British Columbia, the place well-known from the TV series Jade fever. Polished on lapidary diamond wheels with nine different smoothness up to 50.000 grit to achieve this bright shine. It’s a nice large pendant, an eye catching piece of jewelry from a distance, and because of the hardness of the stone, it’s safe to wear when showering. The silver setting however can tarnish if kept on shelf for long time. To avoid that, you can oxidize it, many method and instruction available for that on the internet.
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.