riverpebble stonewear ~ handmade jewelry

NATURE BRACELET Turquoise, Bauxite, Lapis Unisex Bracelet with Copper and Onyx


The heishi beads and lapis are on copper wire with copper beads and locked by a copper swirl. The onyx is a nugget dangled with copper. For men or women.
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BAUXITE TRADE BEADS- Bauxite is a kind of aluminum ore and is a beautiful dark rusty chestnut color. These wonderful old beads are cut, carved, polished and drilled by hand in Africa. Most of the production of bauxite beads today is in Ghana, African, in a small village called Akyem Abompe. It is a unique center of bead production where practically each family is maintaining themselves through manufacture of beads.

TURQUOISE- Egyptians prized Turquoise as a Life Stone. The oldest pieces of jewelry set with this gem are four bracelets found on the mummified arm of Queen Zar. She ruled in Egypt about 5500 BC. Highly revered in Tibet, a Turquoise stone was carried throughout one's entire life. It was exchanged as currency & the finest stones were considered more valuable than gold.

LAPIS LAZULI has always been greatly valued by rulers as early as the fourth millennium B.C.
The stone was said to impart ancient knowledge

ONYX is said to have been one of the stones used in the breastplate of the ancient high priest.

COPPER- Copper is a great conductor of energy
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