STERLING SILVER AND CHRYSOPRASE PENDANT
A magnificent pendant from Judith Hirczy of Victoria B.C. The lovely, large green Chrysoprase gemstone is surrounded by reticulated silver making this a very special piece.
The silver chain is 24 inches long with a lobster claw fastening.
Pendant Size: ~ 1.5 inches long.
Chrysoprase is the green variety of Chalcedony. Its color ranges from a light, minty-green to a deep apple-green. The unique, rich color of Chrysoprase is caused by impurities of nickel, as this gemstone most frequently originates in nickel-rich Serpentine deposits.