Hematite Ring - Made to Order

$36.00 USD

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This listing is for a dainty Hematite ring, crafted by hand especially for you. To order, simply select your ring size and preferred setting (either a straight or star bezel wrapping around the stone) from the drop-down menus. I will then intuitively choose a piece of natural Hematite just for you, using the specifications from your order to create your very own custom ring. Like all my work, each piece is individually made, using recycled silver, cruelty-free materials, ethically sourced gemstones and environmentally friendly methods.

♥ Handcrafted:
⦁ Made to Order by hand in Melbourne, Australia.
⦁ Crafted entirely from scratch, without machinery or ring moulds.
⦁ Created using traditional metalsmithing techniques (hammers, fire, anvil etc).

♥ Ring Features:
⦁ High-grade natural Hematite from Western Australia, approximately 5mm in size.
⦁ 16-gauge (1.4mm) sterling silver ring band.
⦁ Thick 925 sterling silver backing.
⦁ Your choice of either a straight or star bezel (see photo example) around the stone, made from 999 fine silver.
⦁ Polished to a high shine.
⦁ Silver is nickel free.

♥ Uniqueness:
⦁ All silver used has been recycled.
⦁ Each stone is handpicked and ethically sourced.
⦁ Stones are intuitively chosen for every order.
⦁ No chemicals are used in the creating process.
⦁ Each ring is created with respect and love for the Earth.

♥ Things to keep in mind:
⦁ Please allow between 3-5 business days for creation, as each ring is Made to Order.
⦁ The completed ring in the photo is a guide as to how each piece will look. As every gemstone is natural and each ring is handcrafted, your finished ring will be unique.
⦁ A photo has been included in the listing to showcase the colour and pattern variations that can occur in natural Hematite. Feel free to refer to that if you'd like an idea of what your stone might look like.
⦁ If you'd like to see an example of the rings I make to order each day, you can tune into my Instagram stories at www.Instagram.com/GemAndTonik. There I share videos of every piece I create before I ship it out to its forever home. :)

💎 HEMATITE LORE:
Hematite is a beautiful kind of iron ore that is made up of iron oxide crystals. It has a metallic sheen and comes in a variety of colors ranging from black to grey and silver, displaying a lovely mirror like shine when polished. The mineral is used today for a huge range of things, including creating radiation shielding and heavy media separation. It has also been used to produce pigments for dye and paint since The Renaissance.
Most Hematite that exists in the world today was formed between 1.8 and 2.4 billion years ago. During this time, the Earth’s oceans were rich in dissolved iron, but very little free oxygen was present in the water. A group of cyanobacteria then evolved to become capable of photosynthesis, creating the first free oxygen into the ocean environment. The new oxygen immediately combined with the iron to form the Earth's Hematite, which sank to the bottom of what was then the seafloor and is now mined today.
Hematite is believed to be a wonderful stone for increasing focus, willpower and concentration. It promotes confidence, optimism and courage in its wearer, as well as offering balance, stability and great protection. Benefits for physical healing are also said to be abundant in Hematite, and it is also thought to dispel negative energy and protect you from the negative energies of others.

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