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Amber barrel bead copper chain necklace
Great amber and copper necklace. Very stackable.
1 in stock
Amber barrel beads chain necklace with copper spacers and detail at the clasp. Each amber bead is carefully hand made and unique. The amber has beautiful blue and green tones in the sunlight. The beads are wired with copper and strung together in a chain to make a very sturdy necklace that is surprisingly light weight. Sterling silver clasp.
Necklace length: 60cm
Beads between 13x10mm and 17x13mm
The amber is from Chiapas, Mexico and is 100% natural and untreated. Mayan amber untreated can be found in colors much more diverse than the common yellow: Wine, honey, cognac, green (extremely rare) and blue, as well as beautiful translucent shades of aqua and violet. Mexican amber is especially well-known for its deep red, which is extremely uncommon in other amber-rich areas of the world.
Our Mexican amber is mined from the state of Chiapas, in Southern Mexico, where the veins running through the strata are estimated to be some 24-30 million years old. Here, the amber was formed from the resin of an ancient tropical tree (genus Hymenaec), the same genus of tree that produces the prized amber of the Dominican Republic. As a fossilized resin, amber is not a mineral substance like most other gems, and it is this organic quality that makes amber unique.
Copper is the metal of Venus, the planet of love. This essential metal is known to help purify the body of toxins. It is also said to help with arthritis and joint problems.
This item ships from Mexico and will take 2-3 weeks to arrive