Insouciant Studios Sand River Necklace

  • $152.00

Our "Sand River" necklace features stunning faceted smoky citrines suspended from a handmade 925 sterling silver chain studded with soft rutile bearing quartz beads and prasiolite (green quartz). Sterling spring ring clasp. Reminiscent of the pale sand and soft faded greens of seaside sand dunes, this set is gorgeous and subtle.

Total Length: 24 inches (61 cm)
Center Stone: 1/2 inch wide (1.2 cm), 3/4 inch long (1.5 cm)


Quartz (SiO2, Silicon Dioxide) is the second most abundant mineral of the Earth's crust. Quartz has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, an occurs in a variety of colors, from colorless to black. Some of the colors have their own gem names:
Purple: Amethyst
Yellow: Citrine
Yellow and Purple: Ametrine
Green: Prasiolite
White: Milk, snow
Brown/gray/black: Smoke
Pink: Rose
[Mineralogy, Perkins]