Amazonite Crescent Moon Pendant hand-wrapped in Sterling Silver or Copper.
Known as the Stone of Courage or Stone of Truth, Amazonite is a fabulous stone. Hailing from long ago, this stone has been used as a magical protective amulet by some of the earliest cultures, even decorating buildings and Amazonian shields. Yes - THOSE AMAZONS. Ancient Egyptians and even conquistadors considered Amazonite to be a highly valuable gem. It is said to help with healing, freedom of thought and expression, and balancing energies. Some believe it to be a stone of good fortune, too.
In mythology and Tarot, the moon is about personal change, self-evolution, and spiritual growth, as well as intuition and the ebb and flow of life. The moon controls the tides, but it also influences our emotions and moods. It is a powerful celestial orb that can bring great influence in a person's life.
This pendant is approximately 1" in length, with another .50" for the bail, for a total 1.5" in length. The piece has been left bright but can be oxidized for an antique finish. A polishing cloth is included in the jewelry box with the pendant.