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Peridot and Amethyst Jewelry

Mongolian-style Filigree Necklace
Mongolian-style Filigree Necklace
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Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Necklaces

Mongolian filigree is a laborious, delicate jeweler’s art whose lineage includes Fabergé eggs and the trousseaux of Qing dynasty empresses. Few artisans in China remain who can achieve this level of precise detail, but by adapting these time-honored techniques for modern tastes, craftspeople are able to continue making a living through this ancient art. Here, colorful faceted amethyst and peridot alternate within links of high-gloss enamel and intricate 24-karat-gold-vermeil filigree to create an accent fit for a queen.


$195.00
$55.99
Sterling Silver Kanji Birthstone Pendant Necklace
Sterling Silver Kanji Birthstone Pendant Necklace
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Category: Jewelry/Necklaces

Kanji are Chinese characters that have been simplified and adopted into Japanese writing, beginning as early as the sixth century A.D. Today there are tens of thousands of kanji characters in Japanese writing, but only about 3,000 are in common use. Artisans in Yiwu, China, create these kanji pendants by using sterling silver and the lost-wax casting method. Each kanji character emulates the sweeping brushstrokes of traditional calligraphy. Choose based on birth month, favorite color, or simply the symbol that resonates with you most.


Available styles: Amethyst, Blue Topaz, Citrine, Carnelian, Garnet, Green Quartz, Iolite, Peridot, Pink Tourmaline, Turquoise, White Pearl, White Quartz
$59.00
Thai Dragonfly Brooch
Thai Dragonfly Brooch
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Category: Jewelry/Rings and Pins
An iridescent dragonfly alights on your lapel, its body a collection of semiprecious gems and minerals: black agate, garnet, amethyst, peridot, citrine, blue topaz, and marcasite—a traditional material in Thai jewelry. Dragonflies develop underwater, and when they emerge they shed their outer layer, revealing their typically brilliant colors. This granulated sterling silver pin, handcrafted in Thailand, captures the aerobatics and glimmering hues of these ''devil's darning needles.''
$119.00
Marco Polo Gemstone Earrings
Marco Polo Gemstone Earrings
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Category: Jewelry/Earrings
Venetian explorer and trader Marco Polo was one of the first Westerners to travel the Silk Road, bringing European goods to Asia and returning with, among other things, precious gems. Here, the journey is embodied in garnet, peridot, amethyst, and granulated 24-k gold vermeil. Renaissance designer Benvenuto Cellini's work for the Medici family is adapted by Chinese jewelers using faceted gems mined in India—true fusion of three cultures. Read more about Marco Polo's journey in Mike Edwards' 2001 series of articles for National Geographic magazine.
$109.00
Balinese Royalty Pendant Necklace
Balinese Royalty Pendant Necklace
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Category: Jewelry/Necklaces

A rainbow of gems lights up this sterling silver pendant necklace. Balinese designer Ketut Hendra uses red garnet, yellow citrine, green peridot, blue topaz, and purple amethyst in honor of Bali’s legendary King Waturenggong of the Kepaksian Dynasty, known for expanding the Balinese kingdom, sponsoring the fine arts, and constructing new temples.


$320.00
Jaipur Sun Necklace
Jaipur Sun Necklace
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Category: Jewelry/Necklaces

Pass through any of the seven gates in Jaipur’s imposing pink city wall, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by creativity. Jaipur artisan Bavesh is part of a family that has worked with precious stones since the city was founded in 1727. He hand-sets a rainbow of gems—garnet, citrine, peridot, amethyst, onyx, moonstone, carnelian, and pearl—in a sunburst pattern framed in 22-karat gold vermeil.


$158.00