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jaded jewels

3-strand chrysoprase rondel necklace  21kt gold-plated bronze clasp.  Size: 16 3/4 first strand   

A favorite of Frederick the Great of Prussia, chrysoprase, is prized bright apple green translucent hue. It can be seen today decorating many buildings in beautiful Prague, including the Chapel of St Wenceslas.

chrysoprase    Its bright even color and texture lends itself well to beads, cabochons, and carvings.

Chrysoprase is the most valued variety of chalcedony. Chrysoprase is found today mostly in Australia.