Malachite + Amazonite Open Cuff Bracelet | 14k Gold Fill

Malachite + Amazonite Open Cuff Bracelet | 14k Gold Fill


◊ Deep green banded malachite stands out against the ocean blue/green of amazonite. 

◊ Each stone measures 8 mm, bezel set in sterling silver on a 14k gold fill bracelet. Bracelet measures 5.5" in circumference and fits most wrists.

◊ Slide on near wrist bone on narrowest area of wrist and squeeze gently to fit.

◊ Amazonite is a green variety of microcline feldspar which gets its color from water and lead in the feldspar. It's a mineral of limited occurrence.

◊ Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, obtaining its color from copper. Through history, it was used as a mineral pigment in green paints up until the 1800s. There is archaeological evidence that indicates that the mineral was mined and smelted to obtain copper in Israel for over 3,000 years. Since then, malachite has been used not only as a gemstone, but as an ornamental stone as well.

◊ Due to the aberrant nature of minerals, each gem/mineral is unique.

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