Black Onyx and High Grade Silver Ore Bead Necklace Featuring an Elegant Two Stone, Large, High Grade Silver Ore and Black Onyx Filigree Sterling Silver Pendant by John Hartman. This wonderful Bead Necklace consists of unique saucer shaped disk roundels of black onyx separated by barrels of high grade silver ore from Silverton, Colorado and bench made sterling silver beads. The beads are strung on "fox tail" (steel wire coated in Teflon) and finished with a custom sterling silver toggle. The beads were hand strung by Nattarika Hartman. These beads hold a one of a kind, super special filigree pendant that features an oval of Natural Black Onyx and a freeform large cabochon of Natural High Grade Silver Ore (Native Silver in Quarts) from Silverton, Colorado USA. These stones are surrounded by fancy filigree designs made of raindrops, wire and repose work. Super classy and unique. Artisan handmade in Durango, Colorado USA and stamped Durango Silver Co., J. Hartman and .925.
The necklace is 18 1/2" long and weighs 117.3 grams. The pendant measures : 3 1/2" long ( including the bale ) X 1 1/2" wide. The top stone ( Black Onyx ) measures : 17.86mm long X 13.16mm wide. The bottom stone ( Silver Ore ) measures : 38.30mm long X 30.40mm wide.