This a teardrop slice of navy blue sandstone. The pendant measures approximately 4cm by 2cm and has been polished for extra shine. The pendant is hung on a 46cm (18") silver plated snake chain that fastens with a lobster claw clasp.
Only 1 available as this is a natural gemstone and totally unique in colouring and pattern. Please be aware, colour settings between different computers may vary. This is a natural stone that has been polished, please look carefully on the photographs for imperfections such as nicks, chips or scratches.
Goldstone or sandstone has been around since the European Renaissance and is a type of glittering glass made in a low oxygen reducing atmosphere.
Goldstone came about when early monks worked at a glass factory near Venice, Italy were practicing alchemy and molten copper was accidentally tipped into a molten glass container. This incident led to the formation of a Goldstone.
Goldstone or sandstone is not a natural stone but a manmade stone. There is no gold in goldstone; it sparkles because there are little bits of copper in it. Like many other glass beads, you can find these manufactured in Italy, China, and Austria.
This faux stone comes in various colours including blue, green, and brown. The most common is brownish-orange.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Claire-Elizabeth Designs Ltd within 3 days of receiving payment.
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