and contemporary handmade jewelry!
A minimal piece with handmade
Afghan Turkmen tribal green Jade (Nephrite).
delightfully detailed multicolor Afghan Turkmen green Nephrite Jade necklace is
designed with multi-strand beads in oriental style.
fine piece of artwork is made with imported gemstones from Afghanistan home made
ornaments. The product is very light in weight and easy to use. Such jewelries
are traced back to old kochi culture and originated in Afghanistan,
Pakistan, India and Iran etc.
Nephrite is one of two distinct mineral forms classified
as jade (the other is jadeite) and up until 1863, nephrite was
believed to be one and the same as jadeite. Nephrite is a fibrous
aggregate variety of tremolite-actinolite, a basic calcium magnesium iron
silicate, whereas jadeite is a pyroxene mineral.
jade is a variety of serpentine called bowenite,
and sometimes called "sang-i-yashm". It can vary from white to light
and dark green and can occur with black or pink.
is one of the most common varieties of serpentine in the gem trade. Actually,
this stone can be worn as a lucky charm and utilized as a talisman. When placed
in your house, it can be extremely beneficial for your inactive and lazy pets. Bowenite
(New Jade) also known as the Maori Gemstone or Tangiwaite is often misguided as
Jade. It is the state crystal of Rhode Island in the United States of America.
Nephrite Jade beads from Afghanistan, Blue, Orange and Green with Silver color
scheme.(silver alloy small spacers)
length: 86 cm. hanging length: 43cm.
(total): 72 gm.