Jasper and Turquoise Necklace with Silver Butterfly Stations
Red Jasper beads in long and heart shapes along with agate and turquoise stone beads are interspersed with silver plated butterfly spheres. Woven texture toggle clasp. One-of-a-kind. Necklace approx 28" ; Center bead approx 1" Made with Love in NYC.
Strength, vitality, stability and healing
‘Spotted stone’ in Greek, Jasper is another Quartz variety composed with up to 20% foreign materials, creating a wide spectrum of colors and patterns. They can be found all over the world, including Russia, Brazil, Germany, France, India and the U.S.A.
Known for stabilizing, strengthening and grounding
Agate is a mineral of the Quartz group, and applies to several varieties of banded stone. The word comes from the river Achetes in Sicily, where in ancient times, people found many of these stones. Found to have been used by Egyptians before 3000 B.C., agates have also been used in jewelry in ancient India.
Expansion of spirit and communication bringing wholeness
The distinct blue color in Turquoise comes from copper, while the green color derives from iron. This stone is potentially the longest used stone in history, dating back to 5000 B.C. It has been used for everything from jewelry to weapons the name from the French ‘pierre turquoise’ which means Turkish stone.
Throughout history, turquoise has been discovered in Iraq, Egypt, Israel and Tibet. Native Americans began working with it approximately 1,000 years ago. Today, the best Turquoise comes from Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet, Australia and Southwest U.S.A.