Made in Thomastown, Kilkenny. This Connemara Marble bead necklace alternates Connemara Marble beads, Kilkenny Marble beads and sterling silver beads. This lovely necklace will arrived gift boxed and is approximately 19" long.
Dating from the Pre-Cambrian era, Connemara Marble is over 600 million years old. It is found only in a remote area in the West of Ireland. It is a metamorphic rock formed when limestone was heated under pressure, producing a hard granular rock. Its unique green color symbolizes Ireland. It is said to bring serenity to those who keep it close.