Connemara marble Sterling silver. Celtic brooch pin
This is a very nice good quality sterling silver Celtic brooch. It has a lovely Celtic knot design around an oval cabochon cut and polished stone. The design is based on Celtic art work found in ancient manuscripts from Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall and Wales.
The overall length is .75 inches. About 1.5cm
The Connemara stone is 10mmx8mm.
It is fairly small so look at the picture with the coins to see the scale.
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.