Malachite 18” princess length necklace with 10mm round malachite stones and 8mm rhondelles all with strong green color banding.
Malachite stones are formed when copper is exposed to water and while malachite is formed over millions of years as water seeps through copper formations. The most highly sought after pieces have intricate bands of color. Often these bands form highly prized "eyes" within a piece.
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