What do little girls need? Well besides pretty things like this lovely peridot necklace accented with stardust gold balls, they need sweet dreams and happy days. Its a good thing then that peridot and gold provide just these elements.
The Egyptians thought that peridot protected against nightmares and brought the wearer confidence, good luck and health. In fact, it's believed that some of Cleopatra's famous emeralds were actually peridots. Peridot is referred to as "the emerald of the evening" because its rich olive-green colour that remains constant in artificial light. Found on the Shrine of the Three Magi in Germany's Cologne Cathedral and, more recently, in Kashmir.
Gold has protective properties and has been used in amulets and talismans. The gleaming metal has also reportedly spiritual powers that can bring happiness and peace to anybody when they adorn it on their body. Coveted for its beauty, gold has long captivated the human psyche. Gold has been desirable for use in jewelry, coins and artwork for thousands of years. It was one of the first pure metals to be used by humans.
This was a very special piece commissioned for a special little girl, named Sloan.