Polish flint is a member of the chalcedony family. During the Neolith Period (5000-3500 years ago) flint was mined for the production of tools (axes, arrowheads, knives, etc). The ancient Polish Flint mines were only recently rediscovered in the twenty century, in the area of Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski
What is rare in this gemstone material is the internal layering. This type of flint, called banded flint, only occurred in the Jurassic limestone in Poland. The irregular banding creates extremely picturesque internal structures making very special designer cabochons.
Polish Flint is said to help those too focused on past hurts to move on. Polish flint is said to calm emotional drama.
Handcrafted natural Colombian green amber (copal) and sterling silver pendant. Green amber 15x18mm Total pendant size 15x32mm Sterling silver Bail opening 2.5mm 18" black cord with silver-plated clasp Copal is...