Faceted and round amazonite, untreated aquamarine, and silver necklace. It is 20 inches long and weighs 5.4 oz and is a great accessory for casual to dressy styles.
Amazonite is a rare Microcline mineral formed from igneous rock and is part of the triclinic crystal system. Its color ranges from pale green and green-blue to deep blue and turquoise and has been highly regarded for centuries for its aesthetic beauty.
Amazonite is named after the world-famous Amazon river because its color mimics this serene river.
Amazonite is found in Brazil, Colorado, Virginia, Australia, and Madagascar
Aquamarine is named after the color of seawater. It is a pale-blue to a light-green variety of the beryl mineral. It became a state gemstone for Colorado in 1971. The mountain peaks of Mount Antero and White Mountain in Colorado contain some of the finest quality gem aquamarine known. Colorado's geological symbols are red (rhodochrosite, the state mineral), white (yule marble, the state rock), and blue (aquamarine).
Aquamarine is found in Afghanistan, China, Kenya, Pakistan, Russia, Mozambique, the United States, Brazil, Nigeria, Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Malawi, India, Zimbabwe, Australia, Burma, and Namibia.