Connemara marble amethyst celtic bracelet.
Beautifully designed bracelet from All That Glisters. Hand made jewellery made in Ireland.
8 inches long. This is a lasting piece of jewellery made with care.
The amethyst beads are 4 mm in diameter and the rice beads 13 mm.
The metal is good quality fine silver over pewter. The silver beads have traditional celtic designs based on themes in the old manuscripts such as the Book of Kells.
Over 750 million years old Connemara marble is from the Precambrian age. Connemara marble is a beautiful and unusual marble rich in forsterite olivine and serpentine which gives it its green colour. Found in the West of Ireland it is Ireland’s most famous stone. It’s green colour symbolises Ireland. Look closely and you will see shades of olive, peridot, jade, emerald and a host of other greens as well as subtle greys, white and yellow. Being a natural material no two pieces are ever exactly the same. Connemara marble reflects the beauty of the Irish landscape and is part of its natural heritage. Connemara Marble is said to bring serenity to those who keep in near.
Amethyst is associated will Achill island in Co. Mayo where it was once very plentiful. We use it to represent the heather covered mountains of Ireland. The Romans believed it protected against drunkenness. It is the stone of wisdom and intuition.