This handcrafted statement ring features an incredible high-grade Sunstone, and a beautiful multi-coloured Rutilated Quartz that both shimmer in the light. The ring setting has been made with a solid sterling silver 11 gauge (1.9mm) ring band, a thick sterling silver hand-sawed backing, fine silver bezel settings encasing each stone, and sterling silver trims and accents. The ring has then been sanded smooth, oxidised in parts for contrast, and polished to a high shine. Like all my work, it is a completely unique piece made entirely by hand, using recycled silver, cruelty-free materials, and environmentally-friendly methods!
I have created this ring in a size 8 1/2 (Australian size Q 1/2), but it can also be taken to any local jeweller to be sized up or down!
Ring Face Length: 31mm approx.
Ring Face Width: 19mm approx.
💎 SUNSTONE LORE:
Sunstone is a member of the Feldspar family, and is named for its warm shades of gold, orange, reds and browns that sparkle like the sun. Inclusions of Goethite or Hematite refract light between the different crystal layers and produce an iridescent effect as the stone is viewed from various angles. In ancient Greece, Sunstone represented the sun god, bringing life and abundance to all fortunate enough to possess it. It was used often in the ornamentation of goblets and plates, and was believed to counteract poison and produce strength. Sunstone was also used by the Canadian Indians in rituals of the medicine wheel to show spirit guides the connection with the golden white healing light of the sun. During those ceremonies Sunstone was placed in the centre of the medicine wheel, and it has been reported that during contact with the spirit guides, the stone emitted a golden glow.
Sunstone is considered to be a gem that brings openness, benevolence, warmth, strength, mental clarity, and the willingness and ability to bestow blessings upon others. Known as a joyful stone, Sunstone also inspires the nurturing of self in order to be of service to others. It restores the enjoyment of life, good nature and provides a sense of abundance.
💎 GOLDEN RUTILATED QUARTZ PROPERTIES:
Pieces of Quartz can often contain mineral inclusions called Rutiles, which are needle-like crystals within the Quartz, most commonly in the colours red, black or brassy yellow. Rutilated Quartz can also be known as 'Sagenite', and sometimes as the 'Venus-Hair Stone'.
Golden Rutilated Quartz helps to integrate energy in various ways. It is considered to be a wonderful healing stone, and is also thought to heighten the energy of other crystals. As well as this, Golden Rutilated Quartz is thought to cleanse the environment, filter negative energy and help to illuminate the soul. Wear Golden Rutilated Quartz to help you change direction in your life, tackle fears, anxiety or phobias and to soothe dark moods.