Native American Sterling Silver Merlinite Pendant #14 measures approximately 11/16" x 11/16" x 3/16" (21mm x 20mm x 4mm) without the silver loop and bale and weighs 5.3 grams. The back of this pendant is covered. This a beautiful Merlinite cabochon that weighs 2.1 grams. It has been set in Sterling Silver by Virgil Nez of the Navajo/Diné tribe, and these pieces are signed with Virgil's mark. I picked this cabochon. Extraordinarily set in Sterling Silver in USA. Made exclusively for MetaphysicalRealm1.com.
The backs are often covered in Diné jewelry. Sawdust is often used to keep the crystal in place, and that is why very often the backs are covered. Virgil does some open backs as well if the crystal needs to have light shine through it.
Merlinite is, I believe, both Dendritic Agate and Dendritic Opal. It is a crystal of magic--holding the knowledge of magical women and men inside of it. This is a great crystal for modern Shaman to use, but it brings magic to anyone's life who uses it. It will help you to read the Akashic Records and will help you look at your past and future lives.
This is another black and white crystal, and the black and whites are *all* about balance, as is the Universe. Black and whites ground you to Mother Earth and connect you to the Ethers. How wonderful it is to have something that helps you connect to both at the same time!
Dendritic Agate according to Melody, is technically black particles that are probably Manganese, in either clear or translucent Agate. These Tumbles are most often colors, non-transparent or non-transluscent Agate, that has the black particles in them.
Dendritic Agate can bring out your gentle side and encourage you to trod lightly through life, taking the time to live each moment in joy. The word "enjoy" should actually be spelled "injoy".
Dendritic Opal is Common Opal, not Fire Opal. If you need help with your organizational abilities, this Opal would be helpful. It can help with physical and spiritual growth--helping most in the area of non-judgment, developing clairsentience, and also helps with clear intention. It can also help you see auras. Dendritic Opal can help you raise your self-esteem and help create more personal harmony for yourself.