Five sparkly polished slices of Black Botswana Agate with 28 faceted baguette White Topaz gemstones set in sterling silver link collar necklace.
Great, chunky necklace with adjustable toggle claps that make its size adjustable from 20 to 26.5 inches long. Wear it at the shortest length for a gorgeous black spinel choker. It is 5-7/8 inches wide. The bottom segment necklace is 3.2 inches high.
The Black Botswana Agate slices are natural free form shapes. The largest, the central piece, measures 1.6 inches wide by 1.8 inches long.
Black Botswana Agate meaning:
Botswana Agate is volcanic in origin from 187 million years ago. Unlike other igneous stones which form in flat layers, these stones formed in waves along rolling in and out of existing fault lines.
Botswana Agate does come from Botswana, Africa. There it is known as Sunset Stone. It is believed to hold the sun's light and it is believed to provide safety and security to hose who are alone in the dark.
In Africa, Botswana Agate is used in fertility rituals.
Botswana Agate metaphysical properties:
Botswana Agate is amazing. It's the best stone for increasing oxygen intake throughout your body and specifically skin, lungs, blood and brain. It is excellent for smokers or those who have suffered from smoke inhalation. Great for life guards; helps revive rescued individuals.
Additional Botswana Agate properties:
Lifts the energy of depression and lethargy. Encourages wisdom by encouraging reflecting, checking within, slowing down, and learning from past behaviors.
White Topaz meaning:
The word topaz probably comes from the Greek word topazos or topazion, which means a gem that has lost its name. Or, it is from name of an island in the Red Sea called Topazios as that is where it was first mined. That island isn't called Topazios any longer. It got renamed St. Johns' Island. There is also a word in Sanskrit, topas, which means fire. If topaz is heated, it looks like electricity is coming off it.
White Topaz healing properties:
Topaz is very emotionally calming. Excellent gemstone for rageaholics or anyone dealing with anger and envy. Also worry.
Topaz also stimulates an enhanced palette. Great gift for a cook or chef.