On this page, luscious golden yellow CITRINE, and Citrine teamed with dark and lavender AMETHYST and GREEN GARNETS.
Also on this page brilliant yellow LEPIDOLITE with salmon-pink colorations.
A beautiful selection of necklaces by Miriam that gleam in the sunlight and sparkle in candlelight.
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CITRINE is a transparent to translucent quartz that ranges in color from pastel (pale) lemon yellow to a deeper or golden yellow, to amber and a deep reddish brown. The name "Citrine" is derived from the yellow lemon or citron-like color. The International Gemstone Color Association describes this beautiful stone to be “Like golden Rhine wine or sparkling Madeira, heavy and sweet, citrine jewellery shimmers and brings a hint of sunshine to those dull November days.” While the deeper toned Citrines are often called gold topaz, or Madeira or Spanish topaz, except for the nuances of color, Citrine actually has very little in common with genuine Topaz - which is not quartz, but a higher-quality (and more expensive) clear gemstone.Very pale yellow Citrines are rare; and most commercially available Citrines are actually Amethysts, which are also crystalline quartz, that have been heat-treated. (Heat-treated gemstones are still considered "natural," as no additional color or other substances have been added.)
The beautiful color of this Citrine necklace looks even more radiant in the sunlight. Three strands of multi-shaped stones are interspersed with sterling silver accent beads. Each strand has one large focal Citrine measuring one inch, 7/8, and 5/8 inches. Two strands are either diamond or rectangular-shaped Citrines measuring 0.25 inches. The third strand is crafted of wavy Citrines measuring 5/8 x 3/8 and 4/8 inches. The Necklace measures 20 inches. Suggested retail price is $500.
YOUR ONLINE PRICE IS $380.
Citrine Sparkling Nuggets
Sparkling Sunshine is the best way to describe this gorgeous Citrine and Bronze Necklace, which reminds Miriam of the warm golden yellow tones of Autumn.These natural stones are a combination of transparent and translucent, showing varying shades, from clear, to pale yellow and varying degrees of light-to-dark golden amber. The larger stones measure one inch in length, and are approximately 0.25-to-0.5 inches thick.
The bronze scoop-shaped pendant is beautifully textured and measures 2 inches, but approximately 0.25 inches at its widest point.
The icicle-shaped Bronze beads measure one inch in length and approximately 0.25 inches at the widest point.
The beautifully textured Bronze pendant “icicle” and “pyramid” beads, and clasp, are handcrafted.
As it ages, bronze develops a beautiful patina that enhances the individual character of each piece. Miriam used Old World Bronze(TM).
Each Bronze bead is handwrought using an old-world wax method, and a bronze recipe developed by the Charveaux family of metalsmiths in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Full length of the necklace is 20.5 inches, including the beautiful bronze clasp. It is strung on a strong antique metallic brass-colored flexible 49-strand stainless steel wire that is nylon coated. Suggested Retail Price is $487. YOUR ONLINE PRICE IS $375
Citrine, Green Garnet & Amethyst Beauty
Each sparkling strand of this 3-strand Necklace shows the brilliant, bold and deep colorations of Citrine, Green Garnet and Amethyst, interspersed with decorative sterling silver accent beads. The Necklace may be worn to show each strand separately (left), or twisted (right). Both views are shown above. The Necklace is 19 inches slightly shorter when twisted.
Suggested retail price is $455. YOUR ONLINE PRICE IS $325.
Citrine & Cape Amethyst Twist
The more delicate shades of Citrine and Cape Amethyst are combined with Crystal Quartz in this elegant Necklace.
Sterling Silver beads attach the strands to a Sterling Silver S-shaped clasp.The Necklace measures 18 inches.
Suggested retail price is $259. YOUR ONLINE PRICE IS $185.
Citrine Pendant & Necklace
Three large CITRINES in the faceted abstract-shaped nuggets are the focal point of this 19-inch, three-strand Necklace.
Each of the focal stones measures 0.75 inches and shows rich amber tones. The pendant dangles 1.5 inches. Six smaller (0.5 inch) oblong stones, and 54 pebble-shaped Citrines provide glimmering accents along with generous amounts of sterling silver, and carefully chosen fine glass beading. One of the two strands is crafted from yellow agates. A second yellow agate strand is interspersed with Citrine pebbles. The third strand is composed of Citrine pebbles interspersed with rectangular fine glass - carefully chosen by Miriam to match the Citrine.
YOUR ONLINE PRICE IS $445
CITRINE PETALS & PEARL PENDANT NECKLACE
The scalloped and petal-shaped Citrines in Miriam's sparkling, delicate necklace show all the varying shades of this beautiful semiprecious gemstone -
from transparent-to-translucent pale yellow, to varying degrees of light-to-dark golden amber.
The pendant is reversible with an inlay of Mother-of-Pearl and Abalone in pale yellow, light and blue gray, and white.
The beautifully cut segments glow like the finest pearls, as shown in the close-up photo.
The inlay was handcrafted by Kelly Charveaux, who is internationally acclaimed for her fine work.
Miriam set the pendant off-center, so it catches the light whichever way you turn!
Full length of the necklace is 18 inches, including the romantically swirled sterling silver clasp.
The Citrines measure 0.5 to 5/8 inches long and are approximately 0.5 inches wide.
The petal-shaped stones are interspersed with sterling silver accent beads.
Necklace is strung on flexible stainless steel beading wire that is nylon coated.
Suggested retail price is $570. YOUR ONLINE PRICE IS $285.
LEPIDOLITE belongs to the mica group of materials and Is not actually defined as stone. Specifically it is a lithium, aluminum-rich mica. It was discovered in the 18th century and called "lilalite" because it was first found in its lavender color. It was later named "Lepidolite" from the Greek "lepidos", which means "scale", referring to its scaly appearance - which is caused by flakes of lithium. LEPIDOLITE is not known to be enhanced in any way. Sources of this stone include Brazil, Russia, the USA, Canada, Sweden, finland, The Czech Republic, Japan, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. Because of the abundant yellow in the stones Miriam used here, we think they may have been sourced in Brazil - which is known for its YELLOW LEPIDOLITE is called Golden Star Muscovite. Why Muscovite? Because the pale salmon pink color of many Lepidolite Mica is hard to distinguish from Muscovite, which is another form of Mica, except by the most expert geologists.
Extraordinary Yellow & Salmon-Pink Lepidolite Pendant and Necklace
This remarkable bright lemon-yellow and salmon-pink Lepidolite Pendant and the necklace stones are reversible.
The photos on the far left and far right show the reverse sides of this unusual and attention-getting necklace.
Both sides of each Mica beads show the variety of shades that hallmark Lepidolite: Salmon-Pink, Bright Lemon-Yellow,
with some deep gray to very dark purple colorations. Each stone has been cut to maintain its flakey and pebbly-like appearance,
which also show a subtle pearly-like luster, which is also typical of beautiful Lepidolite.
- Full length of the necklace is 20.5 inches, including the decorative Hammered Sterling Silver Clasp.
- The 8 wavy rectangular Lepidolites are 24x18mm and 7mm deep.
- The 6 round Lepidolites are 24mm in diameter and 6.5mm deep at the centers.
- The 4 Flat Tire-Shaped Sterling Silver beads are 8mm in diameter and 4mm deep.
- The 4 round Sterling Silver beads are 6mm.
- The 12 Lepidolite spacers are 4mm.
- The necklace is strung on a strong but flexible 0.019, 49-strand stainless steel wire that is nylon coated.
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