Diamonds And Coal
The Aurora Meteorite Necklace
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The Aurora Necklace contains an actual piece of the Campo del Cielo meteorite and includes real crushed hematite. Wear a shooting star that fell to Earth thousands of years ago around your neck. Each piece is truly one of a kind, and this is a limited edition design.
-- A stainless steel heart shaped bezel setting is filled with a real fragment of the Campo del Cielo meteorite, and set on a bed of beautiful crushed hematite powder for a bit of sparkle. All of the meteorite pieces are hand picked by myself, and fitted into each bezel.
-- Your pendant hangs on a stainless steel chain, and includes my special Diamonds and Coal stainless steel tag. It's my way of signing my handmade work and adding another special touch to your jewelry piece.
-- Stainless steel means no tarnishing EVER!
-- Your necklace comes with a printed certificate of authenticity, and a printout of the history of the Campo del Cielo meteorite. It is packaged in our Diamonds and Coal little black box - perfect for gift giving or storing your special keepsake.
-- Pendant is about 0.75" tall x 0.5" wide (including bail).
ABOUT THE CAMPO DEL CIELO METEORITE:
The Campo Del Cielo iron meteorites were discovered in 1571 about 500 miles northwest of Buenos Aries, Argentina. Testing proved the 'rocks' to be meteorites, something that had been claimed by the local inhabitants. It is estimated that the meteorites fell 4,000 - 6,000 years ago at Campo del Cielo (meaning "field of sky" or "heaven) in Gran Chaco, Gualambia. Your meteorite fragments are made up iron, nickel, and many different scarce minerals, such as kamacite, taenite, plessite, triolite, graphite, and silicates.
Item is made to order and each piece is one of a kind. I hand pick each meteorite fragment myself, before making your special necklace. You will receive a pendant similar to the ones pictured above.
While this piece is water resistant, please refrain from getting necklace soaking wet. Do not wear in the shower, or while swimming.