Unique handmade necklace featuring semi-precious gemstones with a copper button toggle clasp. The Sands of time necklace is made using various types of Jasper beads, turquoise beads and chips, ceramic and copper beads. These genuine gemstones give the necklace a real feeling of history as it reflects the thousands of years that it took to create the stones themselves. It echos the past Persia or Egypt and includes some tiny pyramid style beads. All the beads used in this necklace are brand new. The beads are threaded onto strong ‘beadalon’ beading wire in an asymmetrical pattern. At places the single strand splits into two strands and then comes back together into one. This necklace is truly unique.
This a gorgeous summer festival necklace, but looks lovely against a black jumper aswell. The necklace is very versatile and might also be worn wrapped around the wrist as a multi-strand bracelet or worn as a double strand around the neck.
All the handmade beaded jewellery made by Lou McGill uses specialist beading thread or wire.
Some people believe that gemstones possess special qualities that impart their effects on to the wearer. For thousands of years across many countries turquoise has been used a a ‘protector stone’. Said to prevent falls it was often worn by horseback riders. Today it’s properties for the wearer include bringing new friends, promoting relationship happiness, and good health (particularly for eyes, fevers and headaches. Jasper comes in a variety of patterns featuring warm browns, creams, reds, grey and black. They go so well with copper. Originally used to make tools it has featured in jewellery for thousands of years. Jasper is reputed to protect both physical and mental health but particularly luck for mother and child.
Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
Measurements length 1000 mm. This is a long necklace – when worn around the neck it falls roughly to the stomach (this is a guide as it depends on the size of the wearer – described as a rope length).