It hangs on a necklace of Chinese green turquoise pumpkin beads, interspersed with little coral beads. The pendant is flanked by a couple of green agate beads.
The necklace is 21" long and finished with an ornamental clasp. Wear it during the day or at an evening do, it will be the only one in the room. Perfect as a gift for someone born in Feb/ early March.
Two strands of howlite teardrop beads, dyed black, basalt beads, which are polished solidified molten lava, carry a brass two sided pendant with the Chinese signs of the zodiac. The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a twelve-year cycle, each year in that cycle related to an animal sign. These signs in order are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. The pendant is 3" long and flanked by pyrite beads. A pair of Kenyan lost wax cast beads separate the howlite from the basalt.
The necklace is 25" long and ends in a secure leaf toggle clasp.
Two strands of beautiful crackle marked peridot beads, electroplated lava beads with lapis lazuli accents carry a hand carved heart shaped jade pendant that is dyed a deep cobalt blue. The pendant is suspended from a hand embroidered soutache and beaded smoky glass teardrop bail and has a little teardrop dangling from it in a green jade which coordinates beautifully with the peridot.
A lobster clasp with a chain that allows a 2 " extension closes the necklace.
The first strand is 21", the second approximately an inch longer. The entire pendant, which is the focal piece of this beautiful necklace is 5.5" long in 3 parts - the bail, the jade and the teardrop dangle.
This is a 23" long,sophisticated necklace with raw nuggets of seafoam green prehnite, interrupted by green agate Tibetan Dzi beads. The necklace carries a hand carved green jade pendant approximately 2.6" in diameter and is held together with a toggle clasp.
To read about the legend of the Dzi bead go to the Caprilicious Blog at https://www.capriliciousjewellery.com/blog/legend-by-caprilicious-jewellery