Butterfly with Apatite Gemstones Necklace

$85.00

Butterfly with Apatite Gemstones Necklace is handcrafted from pure raw copper made in the USA.  The pure raw copper Butterfly necklace includes 2- 8x6mm teardrop Apatite Gemstones & chain features 4 – 5mm faceted A Grade Apatite Gemstones & two 4mm faceted A Grade Garnet Gemstones.

Entire piece including the chain has been patinaed & polished to accentuate the detail, then coated to prevent tarnish.

Pure Raw Copper Butterfly with Apatite Gemstones Necklace includes USPS priority mail shipping & a gift box.

Copper Butterfly Pendant: Approximately 2-1/4″ long by 1-3/4″ at the widest part.

Handcrafted 99.9% pure raw copper chain including span of butterfly measures approximate 18″

Chain size can be altered if requested at time of ordering.

 

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Butterfly with Apatite Gemstones Necklace

Below is information about the gemstone on the Butterfly with Apatite Gemstones Necklace.

About Apatite gemstone

Apatite gemstone was given its name by German geologist Abraham Gottlob Werner which is derived from the Greek word apate, meaning to deceive since Apatite was often mistaken for gemstones such as Beryl, Olivine and Peridot.

Apatite is generally known for its Green-blue color but also comes in colors from pink, yellow, violet, blue and even colorless. The deeper the color the higher the cost.

Apatite has been found all over the world including Madagascar, Russian, Colombia, Durango, Mexico; Bancroft, Ontario; Germany, Austria, Brazil, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Nauru, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S.  Moon rocks brought back to earth by Apollo astronauts were found to contain traces of apatite.

Apatite Gemstone Mineral Information:

Chemical Composition: Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl)
Color Green-blue, pink, yellow, violet
Refractive Index 1.63- 1.64
Hardness 5 (Mohs)

About Garnet gemstone

Garnet gemstone can be found in almost any color but red is the most popular. The name is derived from the Latin word Granatum, which means pomegranate seeds. The pomegranate was associated with eternal love and given as a gift of passion in Greek mythology. The Vikings and Anglo-Saxons used them in jewelry and sword fittings as they believed it improved their fighting. In the middle ages Royals would drop garnet into their wine as they believed to protect against poison. European Folktales have garnet worn as necklaces to guard against vampires. In Victorian times Garnet worn as jewelry symbolized fidelity in love.

Garnets are found in igneous and metamorphic rocks. They form under extremely high temperatures and pressure. Garnet deposits are found in Africa, India, Russia, South America, Madagascar, Pakistan and the United States.

Garnet Gemstone Mineral Information:

Mineral Information Aluminum/Silicate
Chemical Composition Mg3Al2(SiO4)3)
Color Red, green, pink, orange, yellow, blue, brown, black
Hardness 7 to 7-1/2 (Mohs)
Specific Gravity 3.65 - 3.80
Refractive Index 1.730 - 1.760
Transparency: Transparent to Opaque

Care of apatite and Garnet Gemstone

Clean your Apatite and Garnet Gemstones and copper using use mild soap and room temperature tap water with a soft cloth. Never use a steamer, hot water or ultrasonic cleaners with jewelry containing the Apatite gemstone.  Store in a soft case away from hard objects to avoid being scratched.

Apatite is fragile and very sensitive to chemicals, abrasives, heat, acids, and ammonia.

Metaphysical Properties associated with Apatite Gemstones

*All metaphysical or healing properties listed below are collected from various sources. The validity of the information is not guaranteed nor expresses the artist's views. This compiled information is offered as a service for those interested in potential metaphysical properties and not meant to treat medical conditions.

Confidence
Creativity
Meditation
Insightfulness
Clearing

Intellect
Focus
Clarity
Acceptance
Communication
Peace

Unconditional Love
Concentration
Element: Air
Number: 9
Zodiac: Gemini

Metaphysical Properties associated with Garnet Gemstones

*All metaphysical or healing properties listed below are collected from various sources. The validity of the information is not guaranteed nor expresses the artist's views. This compiled information is offered as a service for those interested in potential metaphysical properties and not meant to treat medical conditions.

Confidence
Courage
Inspiration
Positivity
Energy
Success

 

Passion
Sensuality
Sexuality
Love
Intimacy
Balance

Heart Chakra
Base Chakra
January Birthstone
Planet: Mars
Number: 2
Element: Fire

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~Special thanks to Nicole Hanna for teaching me her beautiful design~

age_group

adult

color

Blue, Burgundy, Green, Copper

gender

Unisex

size

17, 18

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gemstone

Apatite, Garnet