Cluster Onyx pendant
What a magnificent pendant.The main tear dropped shaped center stone is wrapped in twist wire. Carefully handcrafted with 13 individual black onyx stones and set in solid sterling silver. Measuring 2″ in length. The bail is large enough to accommodate a 8-10mm chain or beads. If your looking for a special piece then this is it. We offer a matching bracelet and earrings. Check out BC 1346 & BC 1351 to view those pieces
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Cluster Onyx pendant Details
Onyx is a chalcedony quartz that is mined in Brazil, India, California, and Uruguay. It has a fine texture and black color; however, some onyx also displays white bands or ribbons against a black or brown background and this variety is known as sardonyx. The name comes from the Greek word onyx.
Oxidized silver (black coloring in the silver) is a process that many jewelers use to give sterling silver a black patina. It gives the jewelry an antique or tarnished look. The process consists of taking clean sterling silver and using a chemical (liver of Sulphur) to treat it to speed up the tarnishing effect.
Sterling silver Is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper The sterling silver has a minimum fineness of .925