Rainbow Casilica cabochon set in blackened sterling silver. The backplate was cut with the help of a die and a hydraulic press. Texture added by soldering flattened sterling wire and handstamping. Pendant measures 1" square. Hangs from 21" blackened sterling silver chain, enhanced by 4 rainbow casilica tube beads.
Rainbow Casilica Pendant
Highly distinctive and very easily recognizable, the stone was first seen in 2002. Since then it has been the subject of much interest and debate. Original claims were that it was mined in Chihuahua, Mexico, however testing has questioned whether or not it is a man made stone. For more info, see: https://yesdirt.com/rainbow-calsilica/