Amethyst cat bracelet, Beaded cat bracelet, cat figure carved from purple amethyst, wrapped in silver plated wire and beaded together with chalcedony and white and peacock pearls.
Unique handmade amethyst cat bracelet, in shades of purple, grey, brown ans white
I cut and polished a chunk of purple amethyst to make it resemble a cat shape. Then the carved cat has been wire wrapped with 22 g silver plated wire. The cat figure has been added to a gemstone bracelet made of gemstones: chalcedony and freshwater pearls. All stones genuine.
The amethyst cat bracelet is standard length (21 cm+/-) and has been beaded onto a memory wire. It fits all wrists but the XXXL ones. The cat bracelet is furnished with a silver plated lobster clasp.
A unique gift for a cat lover, certainly one of a kind.
Read more about amethyst
Amethyst is purple quartz. The name Amethyst derives from the Greek word ametusthos, meaning “not intoxicated,” It rules the 7th Chakra and connects us with the Universal.
Purple Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty and legendary powers to stimulate, and soothe, the mind and emotions. It has always been associated with February, the month the Romans dedicated to Neptune, their water-god, and is the traditional birthstone of that month. It is the stone of St. Valentine and faithful love, and signifies ecclesiastical dignity as the Bishop’s Stone. It carries the energy of fire and passion, creativity and spirituality, yet bears the logic of temperance and sobriety.
Emotionally, amethyst can help heal personal losses and grief. Amethyst has a gently sedative energy that promotes peacefulness, happiness, and contentment. It also brings emotional stability and inner strength. Amethyst can help get rid of addictions (alcohol, drugs, smoking, etc.) and compulsive behaviors of all kinds.
Amethysts are differernt in quality: a non-transparent variety is considered a semi-precious stone in today’s classifications. While the deep and transparent variety has been called by the ancients a “Gem of Fire,” a Precious Stone worth, at times in history, as much as a Diamond.
It is one of my favourite stones: my personal experiences with Amazing amethyst are described here.
In this jewelry piece, a genuine freshwater pearl has been used. This is a cultured pearl.
Cultured pearls are just as real as the natural variety. They grow inside the mollusk in exactly the same way. They are not imitation, and they are not fake. A cultured pearl necklace is as genuine as its natural cousin. The majority of cultured pearls available today derive from freshwater mussels and saltwater pearl oysters. Although all pearls develop in the same way, the cultured pearl requires some human assistance to get the process started. To do this, the pearl farmer inserts a small bead or section of mantle tissue under the mollusk’s shell. Nature then takes over. The animal begins to deposit layers of nacre around the irritating substance, slowly building up the cultured pearl. Cultured pearls so closely resemble the natural variety that experts often find it difficult to tell the two types apart. A final determination frequently requires the use of an X-ray to identify the initial irritant deep in the pearl’s interior.
The cultured pearls used in my jewelry originate mainly from freshwater mollusks. They are inexpensive so they have quite a few irregularities: size, shape etc.
Read more about different types of pearls here