This clasp has two sterling leaves incorporated into a hook and eye closure, along with the faceted gemstone beads coordinating with your choice of high-dome cabochon, for a complete nature feel to the piece. Topaz gets its name from the greek word topazion, which may originate from the sanskrit word tapas, meaning, fire. Topaz occurs in a wide range of colors, it is the birthstone for the month of november, along with citrine quartz, and the stone given in celebration of the 4th and 19th anniversaries of marriage. It is usually very clear in its mineral composition.
The blue variety has been associated with metaphysical ideas of reflecting the energy of the mind, stimulating one's self-confidence and ability to learn and think through complex concepts and ideas. It is long believed to inspire creativity, . Serene, cool blue chalcedony, ethereal yet solid, was historically the birthstone for may. Chalcedony was used as talismans by the assyrians and babylonians as far back as 4000 b. The ancient civilizations of egypt, greece and rome used varieties of chalcedony in jewelry and carvings.Each piece is handcrafted and is signed & dated and comes tucked in a pouch, in t and brie gift box, with a small card describing the inspiration with a bit of firefly lore for unique gift giving. For more about t and brie, all of our jewels and our artistic process.
All of t and brie's work is handcrafted in their mother daughter studio in the verdant lower hudson valley region of new york. This item is made of silver nature amulet, blue chalcedony necklace, firefly amulet, blue topaz, cable chain, blue ghost pendant, southern firefly, firefly necklace, phausis reticulata, blue topaz beads, blue ghost firefly, appalachian firefly and summer memories.
The style is modern and mod.