Citrine Cicada // Copper Electroformed Real Bug
This raw citrine chunk goes perfectly with this real Cicada that has been immortalized into a pendant by using the process of copper electroforming.
This cicada was found naturally deceased and I would never harm a living being to create my wearable art.
See last photo for size reference.
Comes on an 18” antiqued copper chain but can be switched out for black or brown faux suede cord upon request. Necklace length can also be adjusted upon request.
Copper is an excellent conductor of energy, from electricity to the mystical subtle energies emanating from higher planes. Copper is said to enhance and transmit thoughts, even over long distances. Copper also enhance the properties of the other crystals around it, so using copper in conjunction with other stones is highly beneficial to the wearer.
All copper will eventually oxidize and tarnish with time and wear, but the copper on this necklace has been coated with a protective varnish to extend the life of the natural antiqued copper shine. There are many easy techniques to bring back the lustrous copper shine such as a simple rub of a jewelry cloth, soaking in vinegar, soaking in lemon or lime juice, and even using ketchup!
Electroforming is a very time intensive process that produces unique results with each piece having it's own beautiful characteristics. Each piece takes 24-48 hours just to create the copper plating, and days of prep work before and after receiving that beautiful copper energy. Lots of love and attention goes into each of my copper electroformed pieces, and I hope you enjoy them!
♡ Made with love and good vibes in Juneau, Alaska.
♡*This item will be packaged in a gift box ready for gift giving and shipped in a USPS bubble mailer!*
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