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NATURAL NELLITE MINERAL SPECIMEN PENDANT GEMSTONE SOUTH AFRICA .925 SILVER WIRE WRAPPED - Fossil Age Minerals

NATURAL NELLITE MINERAL SPECIMEN PENDANT GEMSTONE SOUTH AFRICA .925 SILVER WIRE WRAPPED

$54.99

From: South Africa

Weight: 0.4 Ounces 

Dimensions: 1.9 Inches Tall, 1.1 Inches Wide, 0.3 Inches Thick

.925 Serling Silver

The Item pictured is the one you will receive. 

 


Nellite is a massive silicate that forms where tiger eye and pietersite meet: it's like a blend of both. Nellite has the golden, translucent glow of tiger eye in quartz, as well as the blue crocidolite of pietersite, which is sometimes present by itself and sometimes silicifed or partially silicified, and mixes randomly with the golden-colored quartz. Polishing with the grain brings out the chatoyancy.


About the Artist

Rowan Rose-Morgan 

Rowan Rose-Morgan is a member of the Gem and Mineral Society of the Virginia Peninsula.  Her association with the organization began in the mid 70’s.  She has also been a member of the Kingsport Gem and Mineral Society of Kingsport, TN as well.  Rowan’s gorgeous designs have been published in Wire Artist Magazine (September 2002, December 2003, February 2004), and she can boast truthfully on having the cover story for the same magazine.   Having a teacher’s heart, and loving to share her amazing craft, Rowan has been teaching wirework since 1998.  Rowan selects and cuts her own cabochons prior to applying her skills with wire working.  Her attention to detail and passion for her art is evident in each hand-selected piece she crafts.



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