1 in stock
Name : SAKURA
Type : Fashionable Pendant
This smallish pendant features specimens of a stone that is quite rare and can only be found in Honshu, Japan. It is called ‘Sakura Ishi’ or the Cherry Blossom stone. The cross-section of the Sakura Ishi resembles the Sakura flower. The stone is actually a Mica specimen but it did not form from Mica, which has a different crystalline structure. The original crystals of this stone were Cordierite and Indialite which inter-grew with one and other in a complex manner. Due to the environment they were in, they underwent pseudomorphism where they were completely replaced by Mica but their external structure was preserved. The centre of the stone used to be Indialite and the ‘petals’ of the stone used to be Cordierite. 3 specimens are featured in this pendant. One is slightly larger than the other 2 but all 3 are well-formed. The surface of these specimens are naturally uneven.
The stones are set in clear epoxy resin for durability. The pendant is made of sterling silver that have been gilded in 24K gold using the Keum Boo method. It has a fine brushed finish.
Item : Fashionable Pendant
Material : Sakura Ishi
Pendant size : 30.52 mm (length, including bail) x 13.36 mm (width) x 6.89 mm
Metals : Sterling Silver (925)
Weight : 3.9 grams
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