Rustic lucite flowers are hand textured, given a patina and sealed. The brass bead caps are tinted to match and sealed as well. Genuine rough emerald gemstone nuggets and small turquoise chips surround the blossoming of a large faceted glass bead in refelctive shades of greens. At the very tip of the stamen sits a small faceted glass bead in transparent olive with gold gilding at the tip.
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.