This handcrafted statement ring features two pieces of stunning rose cut Himalayan Clear Quartz that each sit above slices of beautiful rainbow Aurora Opals. The stones unite together in a relationship that complements both nature and modern day alchemy, resulting in delightful shimmers and colours that dance in the light, and bounce off each Quartz facet as the ring moves. The ring setting has been made with a solid sterling silver split double ring band, a thick sterling silver hand-sawed backing, fine silver serrated bezels around each stone, sterling silver twisted trims, two sterling silver crescent moons, and an accent forged by hand and hammer from 14 karat Rose Gold. It has then been sanded, oxidized in parts for contrast, and polished to a high shine. Like all my work, this ring is a completely unique piece made entirely by hand and hammer, using recycled precious metals, cruelty-free materials and environmentally-friendly methods.
I have created this ring in a size 8 (Australian size P 1/2).
Total Ring Face Length: 21mm approx.
Total Ring Face Width: 21mm approx.
💎 HIMALAYAN CLEAR QUARTZ LORE:
Himalayan Quartz is a rare and ancient variety of Quartz that formed within the Himalayan Mountains, running through Nepal and Bhutan, and creating the border between India and China. It is almost always gathered by hand, due to the fact that it is near impossible for machinery and heavy tools to reach the mountains where they are found. The majority of Himalayan Quartz gathered has a smoky look or is full of red Hematite inclusions, but the rarest and most beautiful pieces found are so clear that you can see through them completely.
In regards to their history, Quartz crystals have been thought of as a source of light to mankind since ancient times. Highly valued by spiritual leaders and healers as well as scientists, quartz crystals have played a key role in our development over the last few thousand years. Cultures like the Native American Indians, African tribes, Ancient Egyptians, Aztecs and Roman used quartz for meditation, healing rituals, spiritual development and magic.
Today, Clear Quartz is thought to be a crystal that brings clarity, energy and power to its wearer. It is said to help bring balance into ones life, aid in manifestation, and help ones creative drive. As well as this, Himalayan Clear Quartz is thought to radiate a calming energy and provide a shield to protect from negativity.
💎 AURORA OPAL LORE:
Aurora Opals are lab-created Opals that use Silica (the natural compound that all Opals are made of) and combine it with Polymer using a complex layering process, creating incredible swirly plays of colour in the most gorgeous colours. Unlike natural Opals that are extremely delicate, Aurora Opal are stronger, more resistant to chemicals, and not susceptible to color fading.
Aurora Opals are considered to be wonderful stones for improving ones mood, creativity, independence, growth and self-esteem. It's said to be powerful in reducing anger, promoting a sense of joy and fulfillment, increasing memory and helping to guide enthusiasm in areas of creativity. As well as this, Aurora Opals are thought to improve both mystical and psychic powers.