This one-of-a-kind beaded necklace is made of a variety of olive jade and pewter beads with three ginkgo leaves as the focal point. It measures approximately 22.25 inches long, and the gingko leaves measure approximately 40mm or 1.57 inches long by 32mm or 1.26 inches wide.
Olive jade is a type of serpentine. Although serpentine is not a true jade, it has its place in the world of beaded gemstone jewelry. Serpentine is a calming and grounding stone, said to help find harmony and inner peace. Because of its calming effect, it is reputed to help in meditations. It is believed to ease depression, calm the mood, and make us feel in control, especially when we are trapped in a difficult situation. Serpentine is associated with the Zodiac signs of Virgo and Libra. It is the official rock for the State of California.