This handcrafted beaded necklace is made of 6mm light blue magnesite beads and a variety of pewter accents. The pendant is a blue magnesite wavy oval pendant with a pewter starfish dangle. The magnesite oval measures approximately 35mm or 1.38 inches long by 25mm or 0.98 inches wide. The antique silver-plated pewter starfish measures approximately 18mm or 0.71 inches long by 17mm or 0.67 inches wide. The focal point is approximately 2.5 inches long.
In nature, magnesite is usually white. This stone is often dyed a variety of colors, and it is especially dyed to simulate turquoise. Though it is not as expensive as turquoise, magnesite has its own place in jewelry. This stone is said to be calming and balancing. It allows us to accept others and ourselves more readily. It is even said to strengthen teeth and bones, and to ease the symptoms of PMS.