These beautiful earrings are hand-carved by a Maori artisan. They are deep mossy green gorgeous pieces of New Zealand Nephrite Jade. This stone is called Greenstone or Pounamu in New Zealand and is known as the God stone by the Maori people. Greenstone is worn with respect and given and received with love. It is believed to take on part of the spirit of those who wear or handle it.
just under a 3 inch hang or a bit over 7 cm
They are lightweight 7.6 grams.
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Below is metaphysical info on nephrite jade, if you are interested:
Nephrite Jade is often used in dream work, to help with lucid dreaming, and with remembering dreams. Nephrite Jade carries a revitalizing energy that can help to speed healing. It is a stone of health and abundance, allowing Divine energy to enhance the circumstances of life. Used as a good-luck talisman in many cultures, Nephrite Jade helps open the Heart Chakra to allow good fortune to flow naturally into one's experience of this physical realm.
The "stone of fidelity", Jade is wonderful for working with the Heart Chakra, balancing male and female energies, and helping with dysfunctional relationships. Many use Nephrite Jade as a protective stone that transmutes negative energies into positive. Nephrite Jade can instill a sense of calm and well-being, and can help to increase one's enjoyment of life. Nephrite Jade promotes confidence and calms the nervous system.
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