Pendulum of dyed pink Variscite is suspended from elongated sterling silver ear wire and topped up with cascade of clustered 4mm faceted Rubies and Swarovski Crystals. Adorned with a detailed flower casted in silver, the earrings are 7.50cm long top to bottom.
VARISCITE- is an important phosphate mineral that is best-known in different shades of green. Variscite sometimes contains some iron in its structure. The colour caused by iron will dominate, and will cause some Variscite to have a violet or reddish colour even if there is less iron than aluminum present. Variscite is sometimes used as a semi-precious stone, and is popular for carvings and ornamental use. It was first described in 1837 and named for the locality of Variscia, the historical name of the Vogtland, in Germany. This stone is known for it's remarkable soothing and clarifying properties, as well as it's ability to align and balance the connection between the Light and Physical bodies. Helps with remembrance of past lives. Balances central nervous system and eases depression, fear, worry, anxiety and impatience. A good meditation stone.
RUBY- is one of the four precious stones along with Diamonds, Emeralds and Sapphires. A ruby is a member of the corundum family whose colour comes from chromium oxide in the stone. Although corundum can be in many colours, rubies are, by definition, red. Blue or any other colour of corundum is usually called sapphire. For centuries rubies have symbolised beauty, charity, love, passion, power and loyalty. It is thought to offer the wearer contentment and inner peace. Rubies have always been held in high esteem in Asian countries. They were used to ornament armour, scabbards, and harnesses of noblemen in India and China. Rubies were laid beneath the foundation of buildings to secure good fortune to the structure. Ruby is named after the Latin word ruber for red.
CRYSTAL- is a fine, high-quality glass invented in 17th century in England. In order to be considered crystal rather than simple glass, the product must contain at least 10% lead oxide. The lead oxide is attributed to providing the glass with extraordinary qualities of brilliance.