Dark matte ancient carnelians from Mali, 1,000 to 2,000 years old, discovered in early Moroccan Sahara settlements. are surrounded by vintage Afghani brass beads and ancient rock crystals. The ends are finished with ancient glass beads, mixed metals, hand wrought links and lobster closure. Called “the setting sun” by Egyptians and favored in the ancient world, carnelian is a stone of creativity, joined with ancient crystals that carry the soul of mother earth. From end to end 8 1/4” long.
To note: Ancient beads are hand carved and bow drilled, have been exposed to varied temperatures, soil minerals and time. These are the marks of their age, beauty and wonder.
With Stone Lore Cards.