These beautiful chalcedony and herkimer diamond bracelets are handmade for us by a friend and they are gorgeous! They come in pink or blue and we can special order them in black for you as well. If you'd like something unique, sparkly and a beautiful color, you found it!
We love these finely crafted works of art and wanted to make them available to our friends who appreciate fine artisan jewelry. We have pink or blue chalcedony available with the Herkimer Diamonds or choose a set of one of each. These would make a unique and thoughtful Christmas gift from your heart. They are approximately 8" in length with a 925 silver lobster clasp and chain.
We are passionate about making this world a better place that is why we started The Pink Pigs. Where you spend your money matters! We invite you to join us in making a difference, one hundred percent of the proceeds from every purchase in our store will be used to do good things like helping rescued animals. You not only buy beautiful things, but you also DO a beautiful thing when you shop with us! Thank you SO much for shopping with us, we look forward to serving you.
What is a Herkimer Diamond? Here you go!
Herkimer diamonds are not actually diamonds, but are double-terminated quartz crystals discovered within exposed outcrops of dolostone in and around Herkimer County, New York and the Mohawk River Valley. The "diamond" in their name is due to both their clarity and natural faceting - crystals possess double termination points and 18 total faces (six on each point, six around the center). Because the first discovery sites were in the village of Middleville and in the city of Little Falls, respectively, the crystal is also known as a Middleville diamond or a Little Falls diamond.
Herkimer diamonds became widely recognized after workmen discovered them in large quantities while cutting into the Mohawk River Valley dolostone in the late 18th century. Geologists discovered exposed dolostone in Herkimer County outcroppings and began mining there, leading to the "Herkimer diamond" moniker. Double-point quartz crystals may be found in sites around the world, but only those mined in Herkimer County can be given this name. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herkimer_diamond
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