Green Agate Slice Necklace | Statement Crystal Necklace
A beautiful slice of green agate has been set in copper and paired with a copper chain. Each pendant is unique in size, shape, and color, no two are alike. The pendants range in size from about 3" across to about 1". The chain is 16"
Agate is a soothing stone. It encourages inner stability, calm and ceases the desires for unnecessary things. The warm and caring energies promote and environment where self confidence can blossom.
Electroforming is the process of building up copper deposits on any object. The process can be very slow and it almost has a mind of its own. Sometimes there are striations in the copper, sometimes pits, sometimes there are little copper spheres. The results are always beautiful and unexpected making each piece entirely unique. Each piece had been cleaned up by hand and finished in the tumbler. The copper is absolutely raw... no added chemicals or sealants.
To maintain the finish as long as possible, avoid prolonged exposure to water as well as harsh chemicals. The copper will oxidize and darken over time giving it a warm deep finish. This is natural and every oxidation is unique to the person who wears it and the environment in which they live. The copper grows with you. You can bring back the original sheen by gently rubbing it with a soft polish cloth. Greening may happen. It doesn't happen to everyone. I leave the metals raw to avoid causing any reactions to additional chemicals.