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Green Swarovski Sterling Silver Earrings

Green Swarovski Sterling Silver Earrings

New listing in the shop – Green Swarovski sterling silver earrings for a special outfit or just for everyday activities, to make you shine all day long!

“A jouyney of thousand miles must begin with a single step”- Lao Tzu

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Red Jade Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings

2013-10-021These lovely statement dainty red jade gemstones are handcrafted using 925 sterling silver wire and they dangle from sterling silver flower and French earring hooks. These faceted drop jade gemstones are 15 mm long and they are perfect gift for the upcoming Christmas.

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Red Jade is a variety of Jadeite, one of two distinctly different minerals that share the name Jade.  Nephrite is a calcium magnesium silicate with a smooth surface polish and waxy sheen, usually in shades of white, mid- to deep olive green, brown and black. Jadeite is a sodium aluminum silicate, hard and lustrous, rarer than Nephrite, and usually more expensive. It occurs in various colors, including white-gray green, leafy green, blue or blue-green, emerald green, lavender, pink, red, orange, greenish-black or black. Though they have different compositions, hardnesses, densities and crystal structures, both are exceptionally tough stones, similar in appearance, and equally valuable in metaphysical properties.

Red Jade is an excellent support stone for overcoming self-abuses such as addiction to drugs, alcohol, tobacco or gambling. It gives strength in the face of difficult circumstances and lends the fortitude needed to achieve one’s goal. Red Jade is a stone of luck, carrying a frequency of material prosperity and physical health. It is less suited to long-term prosperity than Green Jade, but is quite beneficial in jump-starting one’s finances when they are low, or in pursuing a promotion, new job or a raise.

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Green Earrings, Malachite Gemstone Dangle Earrings

IMG_8011IMG_80162013-10-023The malachite gemstone  beads are handcrafted in 925 sterling silver and the earrings are finished with French earring hooks. These statement green earrings are a perfect gift for any occasion.

Malachite is an opaque, green banded mineral and it was given this name due to its resemblance to the leaves of the Mallow plant. Malachite is found wordwide including Zambia, Congo, France, Israel, Australia, Arizona, Southwestern United States but the largest quantities of malachite have been mined in the Urals, Russia.

The stone was one of the prime gemstones used for power by the upper class in Egypt, the headdresses of pharaohs were often lined with malachite, as this was said to raiser the ruler’s vibrations to a higher level and open him to wise council. It was also used by Greeks and Romans for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow.

Malachite is believed to be a strong protector of children. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travelers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships.  Malachite has been called the “mirror of the soul” and it  reaches the inner feelings of the person and reflects what is there, negative or positive. Malachite is great for increasing ones concentration skills and is quite beneficial to ones physical, as well as psychic, vision.

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