These dark lucite lilies were hand textured, painted and sealed but this time with a high polish finish. Copper beadcaps were given a wash of rustic burnt orange color and then sealed. Dangling beneath the petals are rough cut emerald gemstones, turquoise, carnelian and crackled glass in amber.
The ear wires are handmade from hypo-allergenic Titanium. Titanium is nickel and lead free.
Titanium is a natural element which is light as aluminum, as strong as steel, and is the most hypoallergenic element known to man making it the ideal metal for jewelry. Titanium is completely hypoallergenic. In fact, titanium is the most hypoallergenic material known to man, and is rapidly replacing other surgical implants (prosthetic implants such as hip, shoulder, and jaw) and surgical instruments (scalpels, hemostats and tweezers), since the body does not react to it.
Turquoise is sacred to both Native American and oriental traditions. It is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart. It is also said to protect against pollution in the environment, and to bring abundance. Turquoise can also help speed the healing process, and is known as a master healer stone. It is very powerful for grounding and protection also. Turquoise is associated with the throat chakra primarily.
Emerald is a stone of love and romance, and is reputed to bring both passion and domestic bliss. It brings and enhances harmony, joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, memory, and faith. It also benefits intuition, intellect, communication, decision making, and promotes truthfulness and honesty. Emerald is used to enhance intuitive awareness and to bring forth manifestation. It is said to be a poet’s gemstone. It is a stone of protection. Emotionally emerald is used to help with emotional traumas. Physically, emerald is said in crystal healing and folklore to be helpful for adrenal glands, diabetes, fibromyalgia, headaches, heart issues, insomnia, muscle problems, nervous system ailments. Emerald is associated with the heart chakra.
Carnelian is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies. It can aid memory, including recall of past lives. It can assist one in finding the right mate. It is also a stone of protection in general and from anger, jealousy and fear. In addition it can help with manifestation of one’s desires, and brings good luck. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in the home. It is sometimes called the “actor’s stone”. Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras. Physically, carnelian has been used in crystal healing to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia.