Art Deco Carnelian Cameo Set
A little piece of history looking for a new home. Crafted out of 800 silver and vibrant carnelian, this set is a perfect gift for a loved one or yourself. The teardrop pendant and oval earrings are etched with dancing ladies. The earrings depict two ladies with large jars of wine being poured out, and the pendant a lady with a basket full of grapes. So if you like wine....these are for you! Absolutely NO cracks or chips to the cameos or metal work. Almost 100 years old and in excellent condition. All marcasite accent stones are original and closure and clip backs are in perfect working order. Included is a set of new ear cushions for comfort (not pictured). The original 16" 800 silver cable chain is included. These lovely earrings came from a Texas estate. The owner was an avid cameo collector and took great care of her beloved little treasures.
* 800 Silver (stamped)
* Natural Carnelian
* Natural Marcasite
* Pendant Measures approx. 1 1/4" inch long x 5/8" inch
* Earrings Measure approx. 3/4" inch x 9/16" inches wide
* 8.18 grams
* c. 1920's
Carnelian is a stabilizing stone and restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. It overcomes negative conditioning and encourages steadfastness. Carnelian improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception. It sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Protects against envy, rage and resentment. Calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life. Carnelian boosts fertility and stimulates sexuality.
Carnelian treats lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia and depression. It regulates the kidneys, and accelerates healing in bones and ligaments. Improves vitamin and mineral absorption and ensures good blood supply to organs and tissues.
Marcasite is said to be a gemstone used for powerful meditation. Marcasite gems aid in introspection and tend to resonate more strongly with higher, more spiritual chakras. According to many beliefs, marcasite is a talisman associated with wisdom, courage and expression.
Metaphysical properties of marcasite also suggest it is a stone that inspires creativity when it comes to the arts and architecture. The stone helps fight intellectual fatigue, making it a favorite for students who are studying for big tests.
Silver assists in increasing perception and helps to regulate emotional and intuitive energies. It provides for a very strong connection between the physical and astral bodies. Silver can be used as a mirror to the soul, one to stimulate seeing oneself from outside of the body.
Silver, when used with gemstones, is able to both attract and retain those qualities which are emitted by the stone. The silver provides a steadying influence. It performs a balancing act by drawing negativity from the body while transferring the positive energies of other minerals.
Silver is known to enhance the powers of the moon and is excellent for use in energizing other stones during the full and new moons.
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