Rainbow pyrite and labradorite necklace
This simple but elegant necklace will go with any outfit. A pendant has been made with rainbow coloured pyrite and a labradorite round and hung on a 925 silver plated copper chain and clasp. The beauty and labradorescence of the labradorite is reflected in the rainbow coloured pyrite.
Necklace length: 16 inches
A little bit of history, myth and legend
Pyrite is brassy yellow in colour which is what has brought about its most commonly know name of 'fools gold'. The name pyrite comes from the Greek word 'pyr' meaning fire since sparks can be seen when pyrite is struck with a hammer. Pyrite has been used in jewellery for thousands of years and examples of this jewellery can be found dating back to the ancient Greeks, Romans and Incans. Pyrite is also seen in the gemstone lapis lazuli as golden flecks within the stone.
Pyrite is thought to be a good protection stone and to protect against negative vibrations. The ancient Incans were thought to use pyrite as an aide to meditation and divination.
Labradorite is a member of the feldspar family and is know for its play of colour across the gemstone known as labradorescence. When first seen the stone is a grey-green colour which can turn to copper, blue, green, coppery red when the stone catches the light. The most commonly seen colour is blue. Labradorite was first discovered in Labrador Canada in 1770 by Moravian missionaries who named it after the area it was found in.
There is great deal of myth and legend associated with labradorite the most commonly know being that the Inuit people claim that labradorite fell from the frozen fire of the Aurora Borealis. It is also thought to awaken one's awareness of inner spirit and intuition.
If you are interested in anything in the Toria's Trinkets collection but would like something made personally for you please contact me and i would be happy to sit and talk to you about your thoughts and how i can create a unique piece for you to treasure. I have a wide variety of gemstones that i use to create my pieces and if i don't have exactly what you are looking for in my stash i will be able to obtain it in order to create your piece of jewellery.
Your piece will come in either an organza bag or boxed.
All items from my collections are created with love, care and attention to detail and i hope that when you receive your item you love it as much as i do. I use 100% genuine gemstones and high quality materials. I love what i do and hope you do too.
Love and light x