MWJ Design is your resource for exquisitely crafted one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, featuring semi-precious stones and precious stones from around the world. Custom Designs, Inherent Designs & Signature Collections for elegant, flawless enhancement.
Howlite & Blackstone Necklace - Howlite rounds are beaded with carved blackstone and black onyx gemstones. A 25 inch single strand necklace finished with a sterling silver clasp. The black veining of the howlite gemstone ties the black beads together. A big and bold piece of jewelry for your wardrobe. Hand knotted Howlite is a naturally white gemstone with grey or black 'spiders webs" throughout - looks like a marble effect. Located mainly in North America, A very inexpensive porous gemstone, which is easily dyed to imitate lapis lazuli and turquoise. keep this gemstone away from bright light, acids, solvents and rough handling. Howlite can be found in green, white and blue. It is a super-calming stone and many people use it to releive stress of all kinds. It makes an excellent antidote to insomnia due to an overactive mind. Focusing on a piece of howlite can assist in journeying outside the body and gaining insight from past lives. Placed on the third eye, it opens memories of previous times and lifetimes. Blackstone is made from one of a variety of abundant stones that take a nice polish and can be dyed permanently black. Because these stones vary, their physical properties vary also. Many are from jasper, a variety of microcrystalline silicon dioxide--a form of chalcedony with a Moh's hardness of 7. The spiritual value of these stones will vary depending on the dyed stones they come from. Some people believe any black stone has a power associated with its blackness that intensifies the spiritual values of the gemstones around them.
Designer Marilyn Weller is a well-known image consultant with over 30-years of experience in the color and design field. Inspiration to design jewelry grew from her desire to create a unique line of jewelry around the inherent design patterns and personal tastes of real women.
Marilyn draws from her extensive color design background to integrate stone color and shape, design complexity, sparkle, texture, scale, length and rhythm of design. With all elements of design harmonized, her pieces are timeless, flattering and easy to incorporate into everyday dressings.