A superb cylindrical carnelian crystal, sourced by the ancient Inca people then painstakingly hand-carved, drilled and polished almost 700 years ago.
Known as a stone of motivation and endurance, leadership and courage, Carnelians have protected and inspired throughout history.
Set as a pendant on a 16" sterling silver chain.
Condition: Expected signs of wear that do not detract, intact and in very good condition overall. A lovely example.
Provenance: Private Maryland collection, acquired in the 1960s and then by descent.