A unique amulet to connect one with all things magical about summer evenings and hopefully delight and please for many years to come.
The enigmatic summertime favorite, captured in glistening Sterling Silver, enhanced with our signature high-dome Citrine Cabochon and faceted Citrine beads wrapped near the hook clasp. We apply a natural, oxidizing charcoal-grey patina to our Sterling and lightly hand brush for a glistening matte finish, creating personal amulets with a treasure feel.
We offer our mystical Sterling Firefly Amulet set with other gems,
For the Southern Blue Ghost Firefly, we offer a Blue Chalcedony or Blue Topaz set Amulet.
Size and lengths: The Firefly, including the gem, is 3/4" long. This phosphorescent beetle is created on a a variety of chain length options, on our sleek, weighty, oval link Cable Chain with faceted rondells of coordinating Citrine beads wrapped onto the clasp with Sterling wire. The third photo shows the Pendant with a chain extension for length flexibility along with our Sterling tag option.
The option is available to have a Sterling Lobster Claw Clasp, instead of our own crafted Hook and Eye to finish the piece. All chain length options will have the faceted Citrine Beads adhering the Clasp components to the Sterling Cable Chain. Smooth coordinating gemstone beads also available, please inquire.
Citrine, a transparent warm yellow to amber member of the vast Quartz family is an appropriate November birthstone. It is believed by some to attract positive energy, and good fortune, and support feelings of self-love and confidence. We feel it nicely represents the beautiful glow of the beloved Beetles' blinking light, as it flies through the night determined to attract a mate.
"We are inspired by details of our surroundings, some often overlooked and Nature with its myriad forms and transformations is a constant source of inspiration. We have a reverence and keen interest in the history of adornment as well as the long history of design which informs our process. Our sculptural pieces are created in sheet metal and wires using traditional metalsmithing techniques, from sketches we keep in our journals of observations. We strive to distill an essence of history and handmadeness in our works; T and Brie strive to create personal talismans that will nurture a connection with nature." -- Teresa de la Guardia, Designer & Metalsmith
Each piece is signed & dated and comes tucked in a velvet pouch, in our decorative gift box, with our card describing the inspiration with a bit of Firefly lore for unique gift giving.
All of our work is handcrafted in our mother daughter studio in the verdant lower Hudson Valley region of New York, where Nature is a large presence.
**Most if not all of our work is made to order, kindly note ship times and contact us should you need your piece for a specific date, before ordering! **
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