Connemara marble and Irish fossil limestone ( Kilkenny marble) stretch bracelet. Mens Jewelry Women’s Jewelry . Celtic Jewelry. Irish marble. Irish friendship bracelet.
These bracelets is made from Connemara marble and Irish fossil limestone . The are made in Ireland with the best of green Connemara marble 8mm beads and black and grey fossil limestone from Kilkenny. There are also two silver plated 4 leaf shamrock clover beads. See the coins for scale. They fit the average man and the average woman but it could be made larger or smaller if necessary. Makes a lovely gift. Sold in an organza bag with Sue Bowden designer tags.
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.
The black and grey stone in this bracelet comes from Kilkenny Limestone stone quarry Paulstown Kilkenny
The beads are cut from Carboniferous fossil limestone from Kilkenny Ireland.
The paler grey fossil corals can be clearly seen in a darker matrix. Nicely polished.
Kilkenny marble is a dark limestone which has been quarried in Kilkenny for hundreds of years. It was formed over 350 million years ago when warm seas covered the area which is now Ireland. Small grey inclusions are fossil corals. Kilkenny, a medieval city is known as the marble city because of the marble which has been used to pave it and build its fine buildings such as the castle and cathedral.