Wire Wrapped Shungite Pendant
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Shungite is a black stone that is usually shiny and intense in appearance. It has been around for approximately 2 billion years, but it wasn't until the 1996 Nobel Prize-winning research that discovered antioxidant fullerenes within the stone that the world began to take notice of shungite. Springs that pass over shungite stones are typically turned into natural spas due to its cleansing properties - it is believed that shungite has purified water long before we began to use compressed charcoal or carbon blocks in water filters for the same purpose.
Shungite is available in many different grades, the highest of which is known as "Elite Shungite," which we carry in some of our jewellery. Elite shungite is fragile and must be dug by hand, which means that it is difficult to cut and shape it, so it is often sold in its raw state. It boasts a glassy shine and may look very similar to raw obsidian. The "Regular" grade of shungite has a lower carbon component, making it less crumbly and this is the grade that you will often see cut, carved, and otherwise polished to a nice, matte finish.
Spiritually, shungite is known as the ultimate cleanser. It is said to absorb and eliminate anything harmful or hazardous to the body. Shungite is also said to calm and relax anyone using it, or is simply near it, and may provide a general sense of wellbeing.
- Silver plated wire wrap
- Approximate dimensions:
- Gemstone: 35 mm x 10 mm x 10 mm
- Bail with wire wrap length: 10 mm
- Features a genuine stone.
- This item includes an information card about the stone.
- A certificate of authenticity is included with this item.
This stone requires special care - exposure to water and other chemicals, such as lotions or perfumes, will damage it over time. If you polish the jewellery, avoid polishing the stone itself. A silver-cleaning dip should never be used with this piece.
*Sterling silver chain is not included. It is available for purchase here.
**Each pendant contains a natural mineral specimen, and no two are exactly the same. Please note that the item you receive will have slight variations from the one photographed. The last image is to show possible variations.
Any item(s) purchased will be shipped within 48 hours, however most are processed within 24 hours of the confirmation of your order.
We use a tracked service for all items.
According to the postal service, US & Canadian parcels should arrive within 6 business days, international items should arrive within 11 business days after dispatch. Please be aware that these are subject to change and delays can occur outside of our control.
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