Art Nouveau Style Bronze Lace Necklace with Amethyst Bead
This gorgeous piece of necklace is perfect for those who like to wear small, delicate jewellery! The hand cast bronze piece is an intricate lace pattern (designed by the artist) from there a copper bead and a purple amethyst sphere hangs down. The long shape of the pendant emphasizes the cleavage while it's still a barely prominent, fine jewellery (the pendant is 4.5 cm = 1.8 inches long).
The pendant hangs on a 41 cm = 16.10 inches long double wire copper cord decorated with 4 sphere and 2 tube beads.Tibetans consider amethyst sacred to the Buddha and make prayer beads from it. Amethyst is considered the birthstone of February. In the middle ages, it was considered a symbol of royalty and used to decorated English regalia. In the Old World amethyst was considered one of the Cardinal gems, in that it was one of the five gemstones considered precious above all others, until large deposits were found in Brazil.