Our beautiful One-off Charoite and Tourmaline Swirl Pendant is perfect for everyday wear or special occasions.
At Silver Scene we love to be different and that's why we have created our 'One-off' range, unique pieces of jewellery for unique people.
This pendant features a stunning free form charoite stone in a simple setting. The swirl design has been hand worked in Sterling Silver by our silversmiths. As a finishing touch, two small tabletop cut teardrop, green tourmaline stones have been added to the swirls.
A unique piece of jewellery, this gorgeous pendant is a one-of-a-kind piece, only one pendant has been made especially for you and, just like you, there are no other pendants quite like this one.
Perfect as a gift for a loved one or a treat for yourself.
If you'd like a chain with this pendant please choose the desired design and length from the drop down menu. Chain shown in picture: Heavy Snake Chain.
If you'd like a different style of chain, check out our full selection of chains here and purchase the chain separately. Please be aware, that as purchased separately, they will arrive packed in separate boxes. If you'd like them packed together in one box, please let us know in the notes section at the checkout.
All Silver Scene jewellery comes lovingly packaged in a gift box.
This piece has been ethically designed and made by hand by Silver Scene Ltd in our workshops in Bali, Indonesia. It is an exclusive Silver Scene design and is limited to one piece only.
Charoite and Tourmaline set in Sterling Silver, keep clean with an anti-tarnish cloth.
About the stones
A fairly “new” stone, Charoite was reportedly discovered in the 1940s but was not known to most of the world until its description in 1978. It is said to be opaque and unattractive when found, a fact that may have contributed to its late recognition.
Named after the Chara River, Charoite is only found in one place, a small deposit near the Chara River, close to the small town of Aldan, in Siberia, Russia. Due to the extreme cold it can only be mined for a few months every summer, a blanket of snow covers the mine for the rest of the year.
Due to its unusual appearance its often mistaken for a synthetic gem, a forgivable assumption to make as the swirling and dappled violet to lavender patterns make it look like these patterns have been painted on, but they haven’t, this is a completely natural gemstone.
Charoite is known as the stone of transformation. It is believed to help overcome fears and is particularly useful for overcoming resistance or putting things into perspective. It bestows drive, vigour and spontaneity and is able to reduce stress and worry. It can be used to overcome compulsions and obsessions and is a very calming stone.
Tourmaline is the horoscope stone for Pisces and Gemini.
Tourmalines occur in a variety of colours ranging from magenta to teal blue. The name Tourmaline comes from Sinhalese (Sri Lanka) word tura mali, which translates as the stone of mixed colours.
Ancient legend states that tourmaline is the stone of many colours because of its travels along rainbows where it captured the rainbows' many beautiful colours.
Tourmalines are renowned for their detoxifying properties and their ability to boost the immune system.
At widest points including bale 5.9cm x 3.7cm approx. Charoite 4.4cm x 3.7cm approx. Tourmaline 0.5cm x 0.3cm each approx.
Please be aware that as our stone jewellery is handmade and the stones are natural, dimensions and stone colours may vary slightly.
Pendant pictured is pendant sold.