Encrusted Tourmaline and Aquamarine Bar Necklace
Encrusted Tourmaline and Aquamarine Bar Necklace

Encrusted Tourmaline and Aquamarine Bar Necklace

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Inspired by the colours of corals and natural underwater treasures, a cluster of pink tourmalines, aquamarines, topaz and green sapphires sit amongst golden 14ct granules as if having been discovered in the depths of the ocean. A luxuriously wearable treasure on an adjustable fine link 16 inch and 18 inch chain, with a dainty toggle clasp.

Aquamarine, the birthstone of March, has a rich colour and has long been a symbol of youth, health and hope. It is also the gem that married people traditionally gift on their 19th wedding anniversary.

Sapphire, the birthstone of September, is most desired in its pure, rich blue colour but is present in almost every colour including pink, yellow and green. It is also the gem that married couples traditionally gift on their 45th wedding anniversary.

Pink Tourmaline is one of the birthstones of October, and is associated with compassion and gentleness. It is also the gem that married couples traditionally gift on their 8th wedding anniversary.

The Designer 

Since graduating with an MA from London’s Royal College of Art in 2005, Ruth Tomlinson continues to investigate the unpredictable and push boundaries of perceived preciousness in her critically acclaimed jewellery collections. She is considered by industry experts as one of the leading influences in the current generation of UK jewellery designers, and her unique designs and luxuriously wearable adornments are conceived with the notion of being treasured forever.

'I am driven by my passion for the earths treasures; the magic of minutiae, tiny intricacies, small imperfections, and the individual’s search for preciousness. I seek out the unconventional beauty within and this fuels my creativity, whether in the rarity of material or a curiosity in nature.

My inspiration is drawn from both the mysteries of historical jewels and the ephemerality of natures life cycles from birth to decay. My work is often a response to my immediate environment, whether a fleeting moment on a train in India or being totally immersed in a single jewel at a local museum. My eyes are wide open to new discoveries and I love to observe and absorb my surroundings.'

Jewellery Care 

To look after your jewellery we recommend it must not be worn in the bath, shower or whilst swimming and we advise any perfume or hairspray is to be applied before putting on your jewellery to avoid contact with chemicals and cosmetics. Please remove your jewellery before engaging in practical activities such as sport. 

Please get in touch to enquire about our cleaning services and restoring surface finishes.