Joyce Family Heritage Marble
Large Double Sided Connemara Marble Necklace
Marble & Lapis Lazuli
This piece measures 44mm x 26mm x 6mm
It comes with a heavy 22cm sterling silver belcher chain.
This L double sided sterling silver necklace is set with Connemara Green Marble from my families quarry and Lapis Lazuli. Every piece of marble is as unique as a fingerprint. This is why we insure that the necklace you see in this image is the one you will receive. Each piece of marble is hand selected, in fact I always pick a misty day to select the marble for our jewellery. This is because the best stones shine brightest in the wet before they are polished. The marble we choose has taken mother nature almost 500 million years to perfect, so we make sure to take our time to select only the best for you.
Each stone is unique, just like the landscape it has come from
All our jewellery is delivered in a specially made tin to keep it safe. It comes wrapped in 100% Irish tweed woven by Kerry Woolen Mills.
Connemara Marble is referred to as Irelands gemstone and wearing it insures you will literally carry a piece of Ireland with you
Lapis Lazuli has been a prized stone since antiquity. Its rich blue colour was used by 10th century Irish monks, the stone was ground down and made into an ink to create the fantastic artwork found in the illuminated manuscript ‘The Book of Kells’. During the Renaissance and baroque periods artists including Masaccio and Titian and Vermeer used it in painting. This stone which was imported from Afghanistan has also been used in jewellery, and can famously be seen in funeral mask of Tutankhamun
Family Heritage Marble
The Joyce family have been quarrying Connemara Green marble for four generations. Connemara marble is Irelands rarest stone and the skills needed to quarry it can only be gained through experience and time. We are sure that the standards and values that have been developed over the past 100 years will continue into the future. We will continue to strive for excellence endeavouring to provide the best colours available for our customers.