Measuring approx. 1 1/8 x 1/2 inch, topped by an amber bead with an insect trapped inside, terminating with a round malachite bead. On a wire & simple jump ring fashioned in 14k yellow gold. Suspended from 16-inch chain fashioned in 14k yellow gold. Length 16 inches.
Once believed to be hardened sunrays, amber has long been prized for its beauty and healing power. Amber is an ancient material that forms from fossilized tree resin. It's thought to hold the accumulated wisdom of the millions of years of history. For children, amber is a protective stone and was traditionally used to reduce teething pain.