This one of a kind amulet is made from a hand cut, free form cabochon of Dendritic Quartz, more commonly known as merlinite or shaman's stone.
A hand hammered silver band encircles the stone which is bound to it with bronze wire in a process unique to House of Dubhrós. Four stones representing the for cardinal directions adorn the circle; Moonstone for the north, golden Tigereye the east, Carnelian the south, and Star Diopside to the west. These colors are based on the North American medicine wheel rather than the Grecian elements.
This pendant also hold a secret. When held under a bright light the orientation of these stones chatoyancy form the Rune Algiz , a Norse symbol of protection.
Materials: Sterling Silver, Bronze, Dendritic Quartz, Moonstone, Tigereye, Carnelian, and Star Diopside
Size: 2 x1 inches
Process: Forged, Overlay, Hard Brazing, Lapidary work, and custom processes.