Variation: Each piece is hand-crafted individually and will vary slightly in appearance. When ordering you will receive a replica of the original design using the same colour palette. Slight differences in the design and beading will occur due to the hand-made nature of copper metalwork. The photographs in the gallery show a number of versions of the design on multiple backgrounds to give the most true to life image.
Beads: Chinese Jade stone (Grade A Jadeite), moonstone, agate, snake-skin jasper.
Feature: Solid copper wire that has a weathered patina finish, polished to reveal the warm coppery highlights and set with a gloss coating that is safe on the skin, to retain the glossy highlights.
Necklace Chain Variations:
(1) Antique copper plated curb chain and clasp.
(2) Antique brass plated cable trace chain and clasp.
(3) Antique copper plated cable trace chain and clasp.
Metal Alloy: Any metal alloy is nickel and lead free under the EU nickel directive REACH.
Necklace Length inc Feature Approx: The top of the asymmetrical design sits just below the collarbone, at the base of what would be a 16-17 inch (40.6/43.1cm) necklace length. The bottom of the design sits 3.7 inches/ 9.5cm lower than the top (plus 5cm / 2 inches extension chain).
Chain Length: If you would like a longer or shorter chain please contact me prior to purchase to check availability. Thank you.
Feature Width Approx: 10.5cm / 4.1 inches.
Feature Height Approx: 10cm / 3.9 inches.
In Chinese culture Jade stone represents heaven in brightness and earth in substance, and embodies virtues of wisdom, courage, compassion and justice. In the physical body Jade stone relates to the heart, lungs, kidneys, immune system, blood cleansing and the eyes.
Agate is a translucent microcrystalline quartz and is related to balancing yin yang in the body, protection, strength, courage, calmness and healing. Agate also helps the eyes, uterus and stomach, pancreas and cleanses the lymph system.
Moonstone is a stone of passion, happiness, love and promise, seen to be a talisman to help us reconnect with our inner selves. It is related to the moon and can help bring forth positive emotions and protection. In the physical body it relates to the whole digestive, absorption and elimination system.
Jasper is an earthy stone, known to be nurturing to the wearer. It has harmonising, strengthening and stabilising properties. Seen as a stone to help during phases of stress, it helps to protect and dispel negative energy. In the body it helps the liver and gallbladder and aids the balance of yin yang energy.