Sterling silver gold plated green onyx peridot american diamond necklace. Handmade by our finest artisans this piece is simply regal. Green onyx peridot and american diamond tear drop necklace for a touch of elegance. Here at topaze gems we focus on creating timeless pieces that last a lifetime and can even sustain itself through generations. In order to achieve this goal our primary focus has always been to ensure quality.We source the very best natural gem stones directly from the country of origin. These precious stones are then hand cut to maximize its color aura and lustre.
This intricate process is a true labour of love. Which is then followed by our artisans designing the piece of jewelry and setting the gemstones to unveil a magnificent piece of craftsmanship. We can assure you that the quality of our natural gemstones are world class and are sourced from countries renowned world over for quality, for example sri lanka. Sri lanka, geologically speaking is an extremely old country. Ninety percent of the rocks of the island were formed 560 million to 2,400 million years ago.
Therefore the countries gem industry has a very long and colorful history. Sri lanka was affectionately known as ratna-dweepa which means gem island. The name is a reflection of its natural wealth. Marco polo wrote that the island had the best sapphires, topazes, amethysts, and other gems in the world.
Ptolemy, the 2nd century astronomer recorded that beryl and sapphire were the mainstay of sri lanka's gem industry. Records from sailors that visited the island states that they brought back jewels of serendib. Serendib was the ancient name given to the island by middle eastern and persian traders that crossed the indian ocean to trade gems from sri lanka to the east during the 4th and 5th century. We are directly involved in the sourcing of each and every gemstone, to ensure that the pieces of jewelry we create for you possess the best in class natural gemstones and bring you a lifetime of joy. This item is made of silver.