bohemian crescent necklace with gears
This elegant design features a brass crescent-shaped pendant decorated with gears from old pocket watches. Finished with a recycled 9mm bullet casing, which was found on a walk in the woods. This bullet has been weathered by the elements and has a beautiful, natural dark patina. A polished lapis lazuli point fills the bullet casing and is framed with brass chain hanging approximately 2 inches. Full pendant measures approximately 3.25 inches. The 28-inch long brass chain allows the pendant to rest perfectly upon the breast. Decorated with stunning beadwork in complementing tones. This is an eye-catching necklace and can easily be dressed up or down.
Made from a combination of minerals, including lazurite, calcite and pyrite, lapis lazuli is said to have been in existence since the birth of time. It is known to have been highly valued by the ancient Egyptians, as beautiful amulets and jewelry made from lapis lazuli stones were discovered in the tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh, King Tutankhamen. It's deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth.
A stone of protection, lapis lazuli quickly releases stress, bringing deep peace. Encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty and compassion. Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis lazuli assists to confront and speak one's truth and inspires confidence. It bonds relationships, aiding in the expression of feeling and emotions.