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Inspiration behind Malachite Emerald Isle Necklaces

Female wearing two Malachite necklaces on antiqued brass chains and heart dangle earrings, pink top.

The Inspiration behind the Emerald Ise necklace

For the last decade or so, whenever I go traveling with a group of family or friends, I have been creating a special piece of jewelry to commemorate the occasion. The Malachite Emerald Isle necklace was created when I traveled to Ireland for my mother-in-law’s first trip out of the country on her 70th birthday.

Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle because of its lush green hills. Malachite reminded me of this lush green scenery with its beautiful bold colors and wavering patterns. And so, that Malachite Emerald Isle necklace was born and worn throughout our journeys in Ireland.

The creation of the Malachite necklace

Malachite is a prized gemstone mostly found in Africa. It has lush green bands and unique patterns. Also, each Malachite stone will be unique in its cut.

In the Emerald Isle necklace, the Malachite stone has been polished into a round bead and carved into an intricate design. The bead has then been wrapped in wire and hung from an ornate, antiqued brass bail.

Finally, The Malachite Emerald Isle pendant strung on a thick, antiqued copper snake chain necklace.

Why travel with the Malachite Necklace?

A fun surprise about this thick snake chain necklace is that one end is removable, so you can actually switch out or add on to the necklace at your whim! When traveling we always want to take the minimal amount of jewelry, yet make the biggest impact. With this necklace, you can switch out the pendants and have a new small charm displayed every day. 

If you don't want to change it out, you can sport your Malachite Emerald Isle pendant on the necklace chain throughout your travels. It is very lightweight and can be tucked under your shirt during inclement weather or if greeting a curious baby.  

Healing Energies of Malachite

For those who would like to activate the crystal healing energies of Malachite during your travels, you can program this natural stone to align with your desired manifestations. Some popular healing energies that people use Malachite for include:

Two ladies wearing Malachite Emerald Isle necklaces on Ireland trip in front of a castle

Oh, the places we will go...Emerald Isle inspiration

While wearing the Emerald Isle necklace, here are some of the highlighted adventures we had on our trip to Ireland for my mother-in-law‘s birthday. Perhaps you will be so inspired on your next trip to the green country:

Where to buy the Malachite Emerald Isle Necklace

Once we were back from our trip, I was inspired to create the Emerald Isle necklace for the Satin Crystals boutique. My own mother also fell in love with the necklace and started to wear it for her leisure and travels. She loves wearing more delicate jewelry so this chain necklace was perfect for her comfort level.

You can now find the Malachite Emerald Isle necklace at the Satin Crystals Boutique, available in different lengths. You might want something very short so you can show the pendant off at your neck or very long so that it dangles down towards your solar plexus chakra. Of course, the largest statement would be to layer up the different necklace lengths and really be transported to a magical land of the mythical leprechaun and mossy forests of fairies!

If you need a certain length created for you or we are out of stock, just let me know and I will get working on your green creation!

malachite emerald isle earrings

Get the Matching Earrings

It's been over a year since our memorable trip to Ireland and the creation of the Malachite necklace. I come to you again with good news!

Since people kept asking about matching earrings, we now have Malachite Emerald Isle earrings available as well. Wear them together with your necklace or on its own as a statement look.

Transport yourself to a time of magic, fairies, legends, and lore. Sláinte!

Love Malachite? Here are some additional inspired links:

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Comments

Sheila Satin - March 26, 2021

Hi Mayra, thanks for asking. All of our gemstones are real unless they state that they are synthetic. If you go down to the Stone specification area of the listing, you will see if they are natural or treated. For example:

STONE SPECIFICATIONS
Gemstones: Malachite

Colors: Green

Size: 9-10mm

Shape: Roundish

Origin: Zaire

Treatment: Natural, Untreated

Hardness: 3.5-4

*Due to the organic nature of the stones, each bead will differ from the other in shape, patterns, colors, and inclusions.

Malachite is one of my favorites. Let me know if you need any more help getting yours! – Sheila Satin

Mayra N - March 26, 2021
I have a question are your crystals real? I wanted to get malachite bracelet but was wondering if its actual malachite or glas
Sheila Satin - March 7, 2020

It was my pleasure, Pam! Definitely a trip we will think of fondly forever. ~ Sheila Satin

Pamela S Johnson - March 6, 2020

I Love my necklace and wear it often! It was a dream come true trip for me. Thanks for all the planning you did to make it special for me!

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