A one of a kind jewelry set, inspired by the circulatory system of blood & the heart. Faceted pyrite stones are hand sewn into swirls of hand knit lucet cording, a luxurious blend of cashmere and silk yarn in red and sand colors. Lucet cording, creates a distinctive square shape and is a technique that dates back to medieval times used across Europe and the Vikings.The necklace us suspended off black nylon cording, which is ideal of individuals who may have metal allergies. The earrings mimic the black cording detail and use surgical steel findings for the posts.
Pyrite as a talisman is thought to be a very protective stone, shielding the wearer from negative energy of all kinds. It also symbolizes boldness, confidence, vitality and will through tapping into one’s abilities and potential. It overcomes intellectual fatigue due to overwork and tiredness of the nervous system by stimulating blood flow to the brain, increasing mental clarity, focus and recall. The name Pyrite derives from the Greek pyr or pyros, meaning “fire” for its ability to emit sparks when pieces are struck together or against a hard surface. Highly prized by the native Indian tribes of the Americas as a healing stone of magic, and was polished into mirrors for gazing and divination.
Hand made from M Voli E, exclusively available online here.