Named after Theodora,the wife of Emperor Justinian, this split-band bracelet would look right at home on the arm of a Roman queen. It features one round malachite in the center the piece with an oval on each side, kind of like two attendants keeping an eye on their queen.
sterling silver, fine silver, malachite
Malachite gets its striking green color from copper. It forms as liquids containing copper drip through in fractures and cavities inside porous rock such as limestone. Over time and with exposure to oxygen, the copper turns green and malachite is formed with layers stacked on top of each other or in concentric circles.