The Southwestern sky rests above the red rock mountains like a calm ocean of joyful blue while you relax in the lush garden- this is serenity. Inspired by such a gorgeous tranquility, this multi-gemstone enhancer is crafted from a seamless channel inlay of blue turquoise, purple and orange spiny oyster shell, lapis and variscite. The vibrant sunray design of this inlay embraces a perfect oval of turquoise. A scalloped frame of sterling silver wraps around the stones and snap hinge bail. It measures 1-7/8" long x 1" wide. Made in America with gemstones from around the world.
The quietude of an afternoon spent in the garden springs to life through this collection’s blue turquoise, lapis, variscite and purple and orange spiny oyster shell. Framed in sterling silver, this medley of colors recreates the uplifting calm of the natural world.
.925 sterling silver jewelry is a combination of 92.5% silver and usually 7.5% copper, although the copper is sometimes replaced with another alloy or a combination of alloys. The hallmark of .925 sterling silver on a piece of jewelry ensures the highest quality of silver. Celebrated as the modern birthstone for June along with pearl and the state stone of Florida, moonstone symbolizes new beginnings, soothing the emotional self and promoting reflective thinking. Orange carnelian energizes, creating a positive outlook. Also known as the alternative birthstone for July, carnelian alleviates the fear of death, improves analytical abilities, and motivates success in business. Blue chalcedony balances the mind, body, and soul, promoting social harmony and alleviating tension and hostility. Referred to as the stone of compassion and goodwill, blue chalcedony fosters generosity and openness. The warm purple hues of February's birthstone, amethyst, exude tranquility and spirituality. The most important deposits are found in Brazil, but it can also be found in the United States where it's celebrated as the state stone of Georgia. White mother of pearl absorbs negative energy and soothes emotional stress. Celebrated as the modern birthstone for June, mother of pearl is the iridescent substance that forms the lining of the shells of some freshwater and saltwater mollusks. Green aventurine is believed to enhance creativity and helps in seeing alternatives and possibilities to problems. It brings prosperity and promotes growth in babies and young children. The name citrine comes from the French citron or lemon and named so for its bright yellow color. Known as the modern birthstone for November, citrine is believed to alleviate depression, enhance creativity, and symbolizes happiness, wisdom, and peace.
Along with capturing the array of colors of Southwestern high desert wildflowers, designer Carolyn Pollack replicates the shape and structure of the wildflowers in stunning sterling silver. Sculptural flower charms are intricately crafted from sterling silver in the likeness of desert wildflowers. These charms adorn several pieces in the Desert Blossom collection. Artful beadwork plays a prominent role in this collection. Bracelets, pendants, and earrings feature organic-shaped gemstone beads, creating one-of-a kind pieces showcasing virtually every color of the rainbow. These delicate, beaded creations add a touch of feminine romance to the collection.
Like all fine jewelry, Carolyn Pollack Sterling Silver Jewelry should be handled carefully. Store jewelry in a plastic bag, dry and wrapped in tissue paper, when not being worn or displayed. Clean sterling silver with a silver polishing cloth when necessary, but never subject to chlorine, silver dips, chemical solutions or ultrasonic cleaners, as these substances can cause the natural gemstones to discolor. Never wear jewelry in a swimming pool.