This is a stunning Natural Purple Agate Pendant with natural variegated patterns of rich purple agate. Bordered by hill tribe silver the gemstone becomes a pendant.
Silver “Hill Tribe Silver Jewellery” of Thailand is generally 97.5-99% pure silver, sterling silver is 92.5% pure Silver. Created by the indigenous people in the northern part of Thailand, the high silver content of Hill Tribe Silver, makes it softer and easier to manipulate than Sterling and it does not tarnish near as easy as the copper in Sterling Silver . Copper is the alloy that makes it tarnish. It is often sold for a cheaper price because it is not hallmarked and therefore quality cannot be guaranteed.
Agates are grounding stones bringing about an emotional, physical and intellectual balance. Purple Agate is the stone of spiritual transformation. It assists in allowing trust with your own intuition and opens the spiritual flood gates to a realm of endless possibilities. It allows us to be our spiritual selves and clears the mind. Purple Agate is also said to be a gemstone with properties of talisman.
Please also remember that natural stones have inclusions and this is what makes your stone unique.