Rare Marropino Morganite and Espirito Santo Aquamarine Necklace, Size 20
For sale is this fantastic Marropino Morganite and Espirito Santo Aquamarine Necklece. Gemstones add up to fantastic 588 carats of crystals (300 carat of Morganite and 288 carat of Aquamarine) set in Rhodium plated Sterling Silver necklace with magnetic clasp. Marropino Morganite represents only 20% of total production of Morganite jewellery, making it a very rare stone.
Exuding feminine charm, Marropino Morganite complements all complexions, day or night. Discovered in Madagascar in 1911, this gem was called Pink Beryl until it was renamed by Tiffanys famous gemologist, George Frederick Kunz, in honour of his benefactor, the New York banker and philanthropist, John Pierpont Morgan. Morganite is a member of the Beryl mineral family, commonly known as the mother of gemstones because of its highly regarded gem varieties. Morganite is a relatively hard stone (Mohs Hardness: 7.5 8) and is an excellent choice for everyday jewellery.It should be stored carefully to avoid scuffs and scratches. Aquamarine also comes from the Beryl family and its blue hue comes from iron content. Its been discovered in India over 2,000 years ago. Since ancient times, people have credited both paranormal and divine properties to it. The Greeks were the first to use aquamarine gemstone around 480 to 300 BCE. According to legend, aquamarine was treasure owned by mythical mermaids. Sailors wore amulets made from this gem to boost their courage, safeguard their journey and avoid seasickness. Aquamarine was thought to be exceptionally potent if it was stamped with the image of the sea god Poseidon's trident. Aquamarine, just like Morganite, ranks 8 on Mohs Hardness scale. This is a new, never worn item. It will arrive in a pouch. For more beautiful jewellery for all occasions, please see my other listings. The item "Rare Marropino Morganite and Espirito Santo Aquamarine Necklace, Size 20" is in sale since Monday, July 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Gemstone". The seller is "domkaaj" and is located in Bedfordshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Main Stone Colour: Blue
- Style: Beaded
- Base Metal: Sterling Silver, 925 parts per 1000
- Length (inches): 20''
- Secondary Stone: Aquamarine
- Main Stone Treatment: Not Enhanced
- Main Stone: Aquamarine
- Main Stone Creation: Natural
- Metal: Rhodium Plated
- Brand: Unbranded
- Total Carat Weight (TCW): 588
- Main Stone Shape: Round