This Amethyst cage pendant features a tumbled piece of beautiful purple Amethyst from Namibia. It is captured inside a handmade sterling silver cage, crafted by Kim in our studio in Little Falls, NY. The pendant measures approximately 2 1/8″ and is knotted onto a 36″ piece of black deerskin leather. Black satin cord can be substituted upon request. The Amethyst stone is natural and completely untreated. A one of a kind creation from the silver bench at Fall Hill Bead and Gem!
About Amethyst: Amethyst is a violet/purple variety of Quartz, The name is translated from the ancient Greek phrase “not intoxicated”, because historically it has been believed that this stone wards off intoxication. It has been used in jewelry since ancient times, and was a popular stone for carvings by the Romans. Aside from being the “sobriety stone”, Amethyst is also thought to bring clam, balance, patience and peace. It is a 7 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale and is found in many locations all over the world.
Fall Hill Bead and Gem opened in 2008 in Little Falls NY, the heart of Herkimer Diamond country! We are a full service bead and gem shop, and also work with a variety of artists and miners to bring you the finest Herkimer Diamond Specimens and Herkimer Diamond Jewelry the Mohawk Valley has to offer! Visit our website for more information, or come and see us at our brick and mortar location at Fall Hill Bead and Gem, 32 West Main Street, Little Falls NY 13365.