This beautiful pear-shaped necklace is made from sterling silver and an Eilat stone mined in the southern Israeli city of Eilat. Eilat stones are a beautiful green-blue color which is the result of a combination of malachite, azurite and turquoise. The Eilat Stone is the National Stone of Israel and is also known as ‘The King Solomon Stone.’
About the Artist
Rafael Jewelers is a 5th generation artisan jeweler with quite an impressive family history. It is run by Rafael Saadia and his son Maor, from their Jerusalem studio. Rafael is a Jew of Yemenite descent. His ancestors were appointed to be the personal jewelers for Yemen’s royal family. Rafael uses the ancient art of filigree – patterned work of fine gold and silver wires formed into delicate designs, together with modern styles and designs.
Materials: Sterling Silver, Eilat Stones
Dimension: 1.3 x 2.3 cm