Handmade Emerald Pendant strung on an 18" tarnish-free 14K gold-filled chain.
Inspired by Aten/Aton, the Sun God in traditional ancient Egyptian religion. Aten was the original sun god that the more popular sun god Ra was derived from. Aten was more of an aspect of Ra and is depicted as a solar disk terminating in human hands. Aten creates the son in the mother's womb, the seed in men, and has generated all life.
ORIGINS: Colombia, Brazil, and Africa
PROPERTIES: Emerald, being a stone of love and romance, will bring joy, and enhance emotions, memory, faith, and clairvoyance. It is said to benefit one’s intuition, promoting communication through truthfulness. Sacred stone to the goddess Venus and associated with the Heart Chakra, it is told to preserve love, as well as a symbol of hope. Considered by many to be a great stone of prophecy, bringing wisdom and reason to the wearer. For many, Emerald acts like a tranquilizer for one’s troubled mind. In many cultures, the Emerald is a symbol of love and romance. It brings and enhances joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, memory, and faith. It also benefits intuition and communication and promotes truthfulness. Emerald is associated with the heart chakra. and to assist in bringing rain
HISTORY: Emerald gemstones were mined in Egypt as early as 330 BC, but some estimate that the oldest emeralds are 2.97 billion years old. Cleopatra is perhaps the most famous historical figure to cherish emerald gemstones. She even claimed ownership of all emerald mines in Egypt during her reign.