ammolite gemstone pendant wrapped in sterling silver wire.

BuffaloStoneAmmolite

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ammolite gemstone pendant wrapped in sterling silver wire.

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CA$120.00

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Handmade

Materials

genuine ammolite, sterling silver, cabochon

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Alberta free form ammolite doublet gemstone wrapped in solid sterling silver wire. Includes a black leather collar with a silver clasp. Each pendant also arrives in it's own fabric jewelry 'petal' pouch, hand sewn by a local artisan. I love these remarkable gems, and it is important to me that their new owners love their piece as well. I strive to offer the value that I would be looking for as a customer when purchasing ammolite. My doublets are not coated, they are buffed and polished. Color will not cloud or diminish over time.

* Shipping cost does not increase with each additional item added after the initial item.

*disclaimer: be mindful that I am an amateur wire wrapper, as I have not been doing it very long.

measurements (stone):
right side: 1 - 1/4 inch
bottom: 1 - 1/8 inch
left side: 1 - 1/8 inch

Composites vs. free form..
Composites are taking three or more high quality ammolite chips and placing them together to create a tri colored 'aa' shell, which then is then attached to a matrix and capped with quartz. Like a mosaic as opposed to a naturally formed pattern. (not unlike a mosaic opal composite) These pieces are priced high and are as rare as obtaining three bright colors of ammolite chips and a good jeweler to carefully piece them together. This is why a free form tri colored shell (which the colors are naturally occurring together) is much more rare, and what consumers are often led to believe they are purchasing. I am not yet aware of a way to test for composites. If I were out to purchase a tri colored 'aa' piece of ammolite jewelry, I would examine how the colors intermingle with one another, or do the colors look artificially independent of one another..

Triplet = matrix (backing made of ammonite) + shell + quartz cap (three components / stacked layers each not naturally formed together. like a sandwich.)
Doublet = matrix + shell (two components/stacked layers, base was not naturally formed with shell, artificially attached.)
Natural = as-is naturally 100% formed



BuffaloStoneAmmolite [!at] gmail.com
www.buffalostoneammolite.com
"the singing stone"
Please convo me for additional photo's if you like.

Alberta free form ammolite doublet gemstone wrapped in solid sterling silver wire. Includes a black leather collar with a silver clasp. Each pendant also arrives in it's own fabric jewelry 'petal' pouch, hand sewn by a local artisan. I love these remarkable gems, and it is important to me that their new owners love their piece as well. I strive to offer the value that I would be looking for as a customer when purchasing ammolite. My doublets are not coated, they are buffed and polished. Color will not cloud or diminish over time.

* Shipping cost does not increase with each additional item added after the initial item.

*disclaimer: be mindful that I am an amateur wire wrapper, as I have not been doing it very long.

measurements (stone):
right side: 1 - 1/4 inch
bottom: 1 - 1/8 inch
left side: 1 - 1/8 inch

Composites vs. free form..
Composites are taking three or more high quality ammolite chips and placing them together to create a tri colored 'aa' shell, which then is then attached to a matrix and capped with quartz. Like a mosaic as opposed to a naturally formed pattern. (not unlike a mosaic opal composite) These pieces are priced high and are as rare as obtaining three bright colors of ammolite chips and a good jeweler to carefully piece them together. This is why a free form tri colored shell (which the colors are naturally occurring together) is much more rare, and what consumers are often led to believe they are purchasing. I am not yet aware of a way to test for composites. If I were out to purchase a tri colored 'aa' piece of ammolite jewelry, I would examine how the colors intermingle with one another, or do the colors look artificially independent of one another..

Triplet = matrix (backing made of ammonite) + shell + quartz cap (three components / stacked layers each not naturally formed together. like a sandwich.)
Doublet = matrix + shell (two components/stacked layers, base was not naturally formed with shell, artificially attached.)
Natural = as-is naturally 100% formed



BuffaloStoneAmmolite [!at] gmail.com
www.buffalostoneammolite.com
"the singing stone"

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