The ancient Greeks believed that amethyst would prevent intoxication and carved drinking vessels from it. Anglican bishops wear amethyst rings, in an allusion to the Apostles as "not drunk".
This raw and chunky amethyst slab is enveloped in soldered tin; the suface sculpted and patinated to create a rich organic texture.
Two strands of large link steel chain (with an extension chain so you can wear at your preferred length) complete this rustic statement piece.
Length: 16 inches (41 cm) plus a 5 inch (13 cm) extension for a maximum length of 21 inches (54cm) when measured end to end across the top of the amethyst focal.
Amethyst focal: 2 inches high (5cm) x 3 inches wide (8cm) including the bale
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