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Art Deco Sterling Silver Chrysoprase & Marcasite necklace. This gorgeous necklace is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked STERLING . Featuring genuine chrysoprase, genuine rose-cut marcasite, exquisite designing, and quality silver work. The chrysoprase has a beautiful emerald green colour, which becomes brighter and more vivid in the light. The chrysoprase cabochon is translucent , smooth and polished, and in amazing condition. The marcasite is hand-set into the silver work, and sparkles like diamonds. The segments of silver are ornate, and the clasps look to be original, and in perfect working order. This Art Deco era necklace looks stunning when worn, truly a perfect gift or addition to any fine jewelry collection. A wonderful necklace to be treasured for many years to come.
Note: Green chrysoprase is a beautiful stone of the green ray. It is a variety of chalcedony, which is a type of quartz, and is one of the most valuable stones of this group.
The meaning of chrysoprase comes from two words, chrys being the Greek for gold or yellow and erase from Greek for leek, referring to the green colouring of it.
It brings through vibration of divine truth, and promotes joy and happiness, while healing the heart energies of depression ad anxiety.
It has metaphysical properties for healing as well as being a stone to attract new love and abundance and prosperity.
This stone will empower you to understand more deeply, the concepts around divine truth, as you centre yourself within your heart.
It promotes feelings of love and of forgiveness, and releases ego based negativity associated with co-dependant relationships.
Measurements: Necklace 17" Extender 3" Total length 20"
Stone Size: Chrysoprase 29mm x 20mm
Date: Circa 1920