Stormy seas labradorite & silver statement pendant
This labradorite and silver plated wire pendant forms part of the T's Statement Jewellery Collection. The pendant has been made by wrapping the cabochon with silver plated copper wire. The colours in the cabochon evoke a feeling of a stormy sea. The piece has been finished with some blue coloured quartz beads along the bottom of the bail.
A little bit of history, myth and legend
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 and called shiller. 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.
The crystal healing properties of this gemstone are only given as background to it and are not given as confirmed advice. The lore and mythological background of the gemstone is given for information only and is not the opinion of Toria's Trinkets.