October Birthstone Bracelet
This is a gorgeous October birthstone bracelet ideal as a First Communion gift.
The bracelet is handmade with high quality Freshwater Pearls that have a clean surface and high lustre. Two Sterling Silver or Gold Filled charms of your choice are placed on the sides of the bracelet with an Opal faceted cube in the middle. The bracelet is finished with a Sterling Silver/Gold Filled clasp. An extension chain is added for size adjustment.
The bracelet is suitable for girls from 7 to 10 years of age.
Choice of Sterling Silver or Gold Filled Charms: Cross, Star, Heart
Gemstone Type/Size: Freshwater Rice Pearls Ivory 6mm, Opal Faceted Cube 8mm
Metal Type/Size: All Other Metals are Sterling Silver/Gold Filled
Packaged: Gift Box Complete with Satin Ribbon
Shipment: Ship Out in 1 Business Day, FREE Standard Worldwide Shipping
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About the Gemstone:
Opal is an emotional stone and reflects the mood of the wearer. It intensifies emotions and releases inhibitions. Encourages both freedom and independence. It stimulates originality and creativity. Wearing Opal brings loyalty, faithfulness and spontaneity. It is also the birthstone for October.
Pearls are the June birthstone. Pearls, according to South Asian mythology, were dewdrops from heaven that fell into the sea. They were caught by shellfish under the first rays of the rising sun, during a period of full moon. Pearls are said to give the wearer a sense of calmness and centeredness and to promote faith, loyalty, truth and purity. Pearls are nature’s perfect gift, suitable for all ages, and elegantly worn with everything from jeans to an evening dress.
Sterling Silver is 92.5% pure silver with some base metal, usually copper, added for strength. As the purity of the silver decreases, the issue of tarnishing increases because other metals in the alloy may react over time with oxygen in the air. To help keep its shine, keep it in an airtight plastic bag when you are not wearing it. To clean sterling silver gently wipe it across with a polishing cloth.
What is Gold Filled?
The term “gold filled” means that a thick layer of gold is bonded to a base of other alloys such as rhodium, brass or sterling silver through heat and high pressure. The gold layer on gold filled is approximately 100 times thicker than gold plated. Gold filled items are regulated and the quantity of gold must be at least 1/20th by weight of the total product which is 5% the gold content and 95% other metals. It is safe for most people with sensitive skin and is hard wearing.
Bracelets contain small parts that could present a choking hazard, so adult supervision is required at all times. Jewellery pieces are NOT toys and should NOT be given to babies or very young children to play with.