Malachite Shield Ring, size 10
Natural deep green striped malachite set in heavy 925 Sterling Silver.
Stamped Sterling, YAZZIE
In ancient Egypt the colour green (wadj) was associated with death and the power of resurrection as well as new life and fertility. Ancient Egyptians believed that the afterlife contained an eternal paradise, referred to as the ‘Field of Malachite’, which resembled their lives but with no pain or suffering.