- Stone: Malachite
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Length: 2 1/4"
- Width: 1"
Malachite is a mineral that occurs in a range of green hues. Pastel, vivid and dark green color-bands create swirl-like patterns making it a desirable gem for jewelry. Usually found in stalactites formations (iciclelike structures) in Egypt,Israel and Russia.
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.