Dyed Agate Slice in Sterling Silver Tension Wrapped Pendant
Total Weight: 17.24 carats
Size: 28 mm tall by 17 mm wide by 7 mm thick
Wire Metal: Sterling Silver
Material: Dyed Agate Slice
On sale today is a beautiful Dyed Agate Slice artfully wrapped in a tension forged sterling silver wire wrap. This is a wonderful agate slice that has a lovely pressure dyed deep blue green color and a high glossy polish. The dramatic color is highlighted by the swirling waves of sterling silver which securely grasp the stone and really make it pop.
Metaphysically, agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm protective properties encourage security and self-confidence. It is know as a good stone for expectant mothers and has been helpful to avoid the "baby blues" sometimes experienced after giving birth.
My wire work is all done by me in a tension forging technique using a hammer and anvil. I have been using this technique for almost 17 years with great results. I call it tension forging because all that holds the piece securely in the wrap is the tension of the wire. It is a single piece of wire and there is no glue or solder added making it exceedingly organic while still remaining very secure.
Photos: I try to give a good idea of the piece that you are buying, so I always take two photos. The first photo is in natural light and the second photo is under LED lights. That way you have an example of what the piece looks like in multiple lighting situations. This is also why the two photos do not always match but it is always of the same piece of jewelry.