Bean Pod Necklace with Blue Chalcedony
Beans have a soul. —Pythagoras
Chalcedony was a significant part of ancient gemstone repertoire, playing an important role in Mesopotamian, Hittite, Egyptian and Greek civilizations. The Romans particularly prized Chalcedony, they used the gems as magic amulets. Continuously mined since Roman times, fine translucent Blue Chalcedony from Turkey remains highly regarded. These gemstones seem to glow mysteriously from within.
4x6mm blue chalcedony oval cabochons
enamel pendant with 24k gold & antique silver finish
2" tall (5 cm)
18" (46cm) sterling silver chain
Presented in a velvet-lined sliding gift box