Four Seasons Tree

All four seasons – Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter – are represented in this beautiful sterling silver pendant. With Peridot, Aventurine, Carnelian and Quartz gemstones as the colors of the year.

This pendant is handmade using painstaking wire-wrapping techniques. Non-tarnish sterling silver plated wire frames and encircles the pendant, and non-tarnish sterling silver plated wire is then used as the roots, trunk and branches of the tree. This Tree features four separate and unique gemstones to represent the Four Seasons.

Spring (Peridot) – Peridot is a natural, semi-precious gemstone in the most amazing green color. The birthstone of August, it has been considered sacred and a symbol of purity for thousands of years. It was considered a stone of Springtime and a gift of Mother Nature by the Ancients. It is a stone of lightness and beauty and is said to enhance wellness in the spiritually aware.

Summer (Dark Green Aventurine) – Aventurine comes in several colors. This particular color is one I just got in and it’s stunning. It has an inner sparkle to it due to the mica content in the quartz matrix. Green Aventurine is the stone of luck and chance. It is said to increase perception and creative insight and is associated with the heart chakra.

Autumn (Red Carnelian) – Red Carnelian is a natural gemstone with an interesting past. Originally it was strictly the property of the noble class and people of high social standing were often buried with this stone. Associated with the Second Chakra (the spleen), it is said to give energy, aide in the prevention of negative vibrations and calm the temper. It’s also known as an energy booster, red carnelian is said to draw energy flows to the wearer.

Winter (Clear Quartz Crystal) – Quartz crystal is a clear variety of quartz that was first found high in the frozen mountains of the Alps. Ancient people believed it was a form of ice crystals that would never melt. It is said to have cooling powers and is a romantic stone.

This Tree is a beautiful representation of the Wheel of the Year and would be a wonderful gift for anyone who is attuned to the seasons such as Wiccans, Witches, Pagans and other Earth-lovers or truly anyone who simply loves the beauty of each season.

The piece measures approximately 1.5″ in height (not including bail) and 1.5″ in width. This is only the second Four Season Tree I’ve offered so it’s making it’s repeat performance on this listing.

Pendant available HERE.

Apple Tree #2

I’ve made Apple Trees in the past in Peridot gemstone with brown wire but I decided to give a variation on that.

The leaves are made from genuine Malachite. Malachite is always green, usually in banded tones varying from very dark green to a mellow green. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow. It is used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travelers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships.

The apples are made from 4mm faceted ruby round gemstone beads. Ruby is also the birthstone of July and is considered to be the most powerful gem in the universe. To own a ruby is said to have contentment and peace. Given as a gift, the ruby is a symbol of friendship and love. The ruby is also the symbol of vitality and royalty.

The pendant is approximately 1.75″ height/width excluding bail. The large bail will accommodate any chain or cord of your choice. It’s the perfect size; big enough to be noticed, but not so large as to be unwearable.

I’ve had many requests for more Fruit Trees so I’m trying some new versions. This is the first time I’ve made it with Malachite and in silver but I like the richer color as an alternative to previous peridot pieces I’ve offered. Would also be a great gift for a teacher!

Pendant available for purchase HERE.