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Carnelian and Chalcedony Necklace
Item #48633
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Celebratory and classic in red, white and green, this semiprecious Carnelian and Chalcedony Necklace is beaded with rich red carnelian, lustrous faux pearls, and color-enhanced green chalcedony. Lacy gold-plated bead caps complete this festive look. Made in the U.S.A. Natural variations will occur.
This Carnelian and Chalcedony Necklace celebrates semiprecious carnelian and chalcedony—stones well represented in our National Gem Collection. In addition to carnelian and chalcedony minerals and gems, the Museum curates several ancient carnelian jewelry pieces, including a 1st – 4th century, A.D. Roman necklace.
19"l. with 1"l. extender. Gold-plated toggle clasp.
Carnelian is a variety of semiprecious quartz with a brownish red to orange color. One of the oldest known gemstones, carnelian was prized by nobility throughout antiquity. Carnelian is believed to bring good luck to its wearer.

Chalcedony is a fine-grained microcrystalline quartz with a waxy luster that occurs in many colors—typically white, gray or translucent blue. Named for the ancient maritime town of Chalcedon at the mouth of the Bosphorus, chalcedony was a treasured gem of the ancient world.

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