Sterling Silver Ametrine Pendant

$158.00
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  • Stone: Faceted Ametrine (Citrine and Amethyst)
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Length: 1"
  • Width: .5"

Ametrine, also known as trystine is a naturally occurring variety of quartz. It is a mixture of amethyst and citrine with zones of purple and yellow or orange. The colors visible within ametrine are due to differing oxidation states of iron within the crystal. The citrine segments have oxidized iron while the amethyst segments are unoxidized. This gemstone can only be found in Bolivia, it comes from the Anahí mine in the the Ricón del Tigre area.

This unique stone pendant was crafted in the historic city of Jaipur, India. Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, has been famous for it's traditional jewelry for many centuries. Rajasthan is an area rich in deposits of precious and semi-precious stones. Jaipur bazaars abound with classic tribal jewelry and are renowned for their expert stone cutters and designers. We hope you enjoy this beautiful piece of India's historic artistic tradition.