This is a stunning necklace of graduated hand shaped pieces of Guatemalan jade. The clasp is a sterling silver hook and eye and the necklace is strung on heavy silk cord.
These necklaces are called chachales. They are ceremonial necklaces used by people in the Mayan cultures of Guatemala. Chachal means necklace in the k'che language and is also a reference to the sound these make when they move.
About 20.5” long
The silver content of the charms is unknown. The green beads are Guatemalan jade.
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Gorgeous ammonite pendant on a necklace of tiny sterling silver beads. The necklace measures 16.5" long.
Metaphysical properties of ammonite:
The Ammonite is a very powerful earth healing fossil. Its spiral shape symbolizes continual change and evolution. Ammonites have absorbed cosmic energy over eons of time and help to stimulate the life force (Chi) within. Ammonites are often used for activating Kundalini and life path energies. The Ammonite is also often recommended to put in the home to attract health, prosperity and success.