Pyrite Nugget in Sterling Silver Tension Wrapped Pendant
Total Weight: 86.89 carats
Size: 35 mm tall by 20 mm wide by 13 mm thick
Wire Metal: Sterling Silver
Material: Pyrite Nugget
This is a beautiful natural Pyrite Nugget artfully wrapped in a tension forged sterling silver wire wrap. This is a wonderful piece that has lovely geometric stacked shape and a simply dazzling metallic golden sheen. The flashing golden color is greatly highlighted by the swirling waves of sterling silver which securely grasp the stone and really make it pop. It is a spectacular mix of glowing gold stone and shimmering silver wire that is perfect for men or women.
Scientifically, pyrite is an iron sulfide. This minerals metallic luster and brass yellow hue has earned it the nickname "fool's gold" due to its resemblance to real gold.
Metaphysically, pyrite is a wonderful meditation and divination tool and has been used as such since the time of the ancient Incans. If you are indecisive or unsure about something, carry a pyrite to help boost your self confidence. The reflective qualities of this stone make it a perfect match for those who need assistance in this area.
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.