Aquamarine Feather Mixed Metal Necklace
For the modern bohemian. An aquamarine feather wrapped in 14k gold fill, finished with dainty moonstones. The mixed metals add a beautiful contrast. Chain measures 17-18” with lobster clap and adjustable length chain closure. Sterling silver, which has been oxidized and hand polished for an antique finish and 14k gold fill.
About Aquamarine: Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family and ranges in color from an almost colorless pale blue to blue-green or teal. Since early times, aquamarine has been believed to endow the wearer with foresight, courage, and happiness. A legend says that sailors wore aquamarine gemstones to keep them safe and prevent seasickness. Aquamarine is the birthstone for March.
About Moonstone: Moonstone is one of the most mythical of all gemstones. With its exotic, lunar name and its milky unique rainbow sheen, it has been a highly prized stone throughout history. Moonstone is a sacred stone to the people of India, and was named by the Romans for its ability to reflect moon light, making it a sacred stone to this culture as well. Legend has it that amulets of moonstone, associated with the goddesses Isis (Egyptian), Diana (Roman) and Selene (Greek), were hung in fruit trees to produce abundant crops. Moonstone is one of the birthstones for the month of June (along with pearl).
About 14k gold fill: 14K gold filled wire is a professional jewelers grade wire. Gold filled wire is not plated. It is a tube of solid 14K gold mechanically bonded to a brass or silver base. There is 100 times more gold in gold filled than in gold plate wire. This layer of gold must be a minimum of 1/20th of the total metal weight to be called gold filled. The color looks exactly like 14k gold. It is tarnish-resistant, safe for sensitive skin and unlike gold plate, it will not wear off. It is a great way to enjoy affordable gold jewelry.
Your jewelry will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a small box. Multiple items will be combined, unless separate boxes are requested. If this is a gift being shipped directly to the recipient, please let me know. I will be glad to include a note from you.