See more Jewelry » See more Metalwork » See more Geekery »

My Obsession - Sterling, pyrite and tiger iron...
by PointyKitty Studios

Click photos to see item on Etsy
Mouseover the photos
  • My Obsession - Sterling, pyrite and tiger iron necklace
  • My Obsession - Sterling, pyrite and tiger iron necklace
  • My Obsession - Sterling, pyrite and tiger iron necklace


About the Item

This lovely necklace features multi-colored, earthy pyrite beads and a tiger iron pendant that has been hand wrapped in reclaimed sterling silver wire. It is finished with an authentic Bali silver toggle clasp.

Traditionally, gemstones used in jewelry have been divided into precious and semi-precious categories. Gems were deemed "precious" largely based on a history of religious or ceremonial use, as well as rarity. The four cardinal precious gems are diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald.

Semi-precious stones are pretty much everything else. There are more than 130 species of minerals that have been cut into gems, with 50 species in common use. Strictly speaking, gems such as pearls, coral, ivory, jet, amber and mother of pearl are not technically stone at all (they are all organic materials), but are considered semi-precious stones for purposes of jewelry making.

{Measurements}
Please be sure to take note of the sizes that are carefully listed here as items will appear larger on your computer monitor than they actually are.

* The pyrite puff squares are 10mm long, and the entire necklace is approximately 22 inches (53.4cm) in length.
* The tiger iron pendant piece is about 15x22mm, or just over 1" long, making the entire pendant hang about 1.5" from the Bali silver toggle clasp.

{Shipping & Delivery}
As these are custom made, please allow 3-5 days from order to shipment. All items will arrive in a black organza gift bag.

PK4037




More Items from PointyKitty Studios

Click photos for more info
  • 1.5mm Black Leather Cord Necklace - 16 or 18 inch
    1.5mm Black Leather Cord Necklace - 16 or 18 inch
    10.00 USD
  • Where Hopes Merge - Rainbow jasper and Bail silver necklace with tiger iron pendant
    Where Hopes Merge - Rainbow jasper and Bail silver necklace with tiger iron pendant
    62.00 USD
  • Ancora Imparo - sterling silver and copper hand-hammered pendant necklace
    Ancora Imparo - sterling silver and copper hand-hammered pendant necklace
    42.00 USD