Chrysocolla Statement Neck Piece


This sculpture wear neck piece has a beautiful piece on Chrysocolla held in a ball and prong setting on silver back plate with copper bail . This one of a kind pendant is shown on a hand forged brass neck wire. These neck wires are surprisingly comfortable and add to the sculptural appeal of these pieces by PA artist, Sandy Calderone. The pendant measures 1.75″ x 2″ with a bail drop of .5″. The silver back plate is stamped with Native American symbols and the stone’s ball and prong setting is of silver and copper. The mixed metal use is a signature of artist Sandy Calderone and can be seen throughout her body of work.

Chyrsocolla is first and foremost a Stone of Communication. Its very essence is devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching. The serenity of its turquoise-blue color discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard.

Silver can fight against harmful infection and disease. … Many have reported improvements in energy levels and balance in moods after wearing silver. Silver has a proven track record as a powerful antimicrobial agent fighting infections and aiding in cold and flu prevention, wound healing, and more.

The way copper helps reduce joint pain is not fully understood. … Trace amounts of copper are absorbed through the skin, and in one study of 240 people with rheumatoid arthritis, those wearing copper bracelets had a statistically significant improvement compared with those wearing a placebo.