Two Connemara marble intarsia set shamrocks in openwork sterling silver tear drop shape pendant. Marked ‘925 Ireland’ on the reverse. The shamrock is celebrated on St. Patricks day, March 17th. each year as it was St. Patrick that used this little plant to explain the mystery of three divine persons in one God to the then pagan Irish…three leaves on one stem. Irish Connemara Green Marble is a decorative marble, valued for its banded and rippled patterns and multifarious shades of green colour. The many hues of green are particularly noteworthy, ranging from the night green of the mineral diopside, to dark green of actinolite, to lighter green of talc, to sea green of chlorite, and to pistachio green of epidote. The marble in your piece of jewelry will be different from the marble in the photograph. This is its charm and makes the piece of Ireland in your jewelry unique to you. The Seller specially selects the best gem quality green colour from their quarry for your jewelry. The silver craftsmen and craftswomen that design, cast and hand finish your jewelry are masters of their craft and they follow in a long tradition of precious metal work in Ireland that is evidenced by the largest native collection of gold artefacts’ of any museum in the world in the Irish National Museum in Dublin. All our presentation boxes are handmade and include a non-tarnish pouch to ensure that the jewel arrives to you in the condition that it left the polishers hands.
Metal: Sterling Silver 925. Irish Hallmark on the Bail ring.
Stone: Irish Connemara Green marble
Chain: 18 inch with spring ring Clasp
Size: 1.4 Inch x .83 inches
Weight: 5.5 Grams