Glassy Epidote Pendant
This unique crystal is known as Epidote. It has an unusual crystal formation that carries a deep, olive shade of green. Mined in Pakistan, this fine piece of epidote has a glassy surface with a lot of shine. It's suspended by sterling silver wire with a twisted texture, which has been oxidized to bring out its rope like texture. The pendant measures 18mm in width, 1/2" in girth and 1 1/2" in length, which includes the silver bail. In this listing you may choose to purchase just the pendant or add the chain shown in the pictures. This chain is a double strand of oxidized, box chains with a length of 18".
History and Metaphysical Properties:
A silicate mineral, epidote occurs mostly in metamorphic and igneous rocks. Its color can vary depending on the iron concentration. It can be deeply green, brown, or almost black. It possesses a glassy appearance. It is a stone that promotes perception, strengthens interaction and sharing with other people, and increases social awareness. It can strengthen emotional and spiritual growth. Crystal healers use epidote for cardiovascular problems to strengthen the heart, and bring balance into the functioning of all organs. Epidote eases the breathing, helps the thyroid, stimulates digestion, and softens the skin.