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    IL NTG Tridacna G. Vermeil

    This Tridacna gold necklace is handmade with Tridacna round gemstones. The gemstones are smooth and have a beautiful pure white colour. Between the gemstones are placed tiny gold filled beads and on the side a bigger hammered gold vermeil bead for a touch of elegance. The necklace is finished with a Gold Filled clasp and has an extension chain for adjustment.

    Length: 17.5+0.5″/44.5cm+1.25cm

    Gemstone Type/Size/Colour: Tridacna Round Smooth 10mm

    Metal Type/Size: Gold Vermeil over Sterling Silver Hammered Bead, Gold Filled Beads 2mm, Gold Filled Chain 4.5x3mm, All Other Metals are Gold Filled

    Packaged: Gift Box Complete with Satin Ribbon

    Tridacna beads are carved from giant clam shells. They have a pearl luster and glossy pure white colour. Tridacna is one of the most important spiritual stones for Buddhist, it is said to protect you from evil spirits. Tridacna can stabilise mood, eliminate worry, balance mental and physical states, soothe frightened nerves and help insomnia.

    What is Vermeil?
    Vermeil is produced by coating sterling silver with carat gold. Gold is usually 18k or pure 24k gold. To be considered vermeil, the gold must be at least 10k and have a minimum gold thickness of 2.5 microns on all surfaces. A Vermeil piece of jewellery is made entirely of precious metals which gives the piece a central value. Vermeil jewellery should maintain the look of yellow gold for many years.

    Semi-precious stones and crystals have been an integral part of the human history, representing wealth and power as well as being ascribed qualities both genuine and superstitious.