Stand Out and Be Noticed in this Distinctive Yellow, Gray and Black Agate Necklace with a Wire-Wrapped Pendant (YEL-017)
This unique Yellow Dendritic Agate Necklace includes a Sterling Silver Wire-Wrapped Gray and Black Jasper Pendant. The necklace is composed of natural Yellow Dendritic Agate in various pyramid-shaped sizes, showing all the colorations of this beautiful semiprecious gemstone. Accent beads are hand wrought Old World BronzeTMand Sterling Silver. Each stone of this attention-getting piece shows its natural rustic characteristics, with a different pattern of branch or fern-like markings called dendrites--formations of iron or manganese oxide inclusions that crystallize within the stone. The actual term dendrite comes from the Greek 'Dendron', meaning “tree.” The Pendant is a Gray and Black Jasper that includes stunning golden yellow and burgundy wine splashes of color that are shown in the close-up photos. This striking natural stone is a beautiful compliment to the dendritic agate.
- Full length of the necklace is 23 inches, including the handmade bronze clasp.
- Pendant stone is a pillow-shaped rhomboid measuring 2 inches long, 1.5 inches wide at the base, and approximately 0.625 inches thick.
- Two hammered sterling silver rectangular bars are 0.75 inches long and approximately 0.25 inches square with rounded edges; the bars are hollow.
- Four large bronze round, abstract beads measure 0.375 inches long and have a diameter of 0.375 inches.
- The clasp and several small, round spacer beads are also bronze. A
- Four "braided" spacer beads are sterling silver.
- The necklace is strung on a strong antique metallic bronze-colored flexible 49-strand stainless steel wire that is nylon coated.
The bronze beads Miriam selected add a distinctive artistic expression to this unique, one-of-kind necklace. As it ages, bronze develops a beautiful patina that enhances the individual character of each piece. Miriam used Old World BronzeTM.Each bead is handcrafted using an old-world wax method, and an exclusive bronze recipe developed by the Charveaux family of metalsmiths in Scottsdale, Arizona.