- Gemstones: Aquamarine / Amethyst / Apatite
- Measurements: 1 1/4" X 11/16" / 32mm X 17mm
- Materials: Sterling Silver
- Artists: Arnold Horowitz
- Styles: Gemstone Jewelry
- Categories: Pendants
The name Aquamarine, comes from Latin meaning “water of the sea”, and is a type of Beryl usually occurring in a variety of light blue to bluish green colors. It is said to embody a strong connection to the sea. Sailors of ancient Rome would use this stone as a talisman for safety, good luck and to prevent drowning. This stone invokes calmness, soothing energy and relaxation. It reduces stress, quietens the mind; stone of peace, joy and happiness, especially in relationships.
The name Amethyst is from Ancient Greece meaning “not intoxicated”, where people would wear it to prevent drunkenness. It is a stone of calmness; harmonizing the physical, emotional and spiritual self. Relieves the negative energies of stress and anxiety, calming the mind. Amethyst aids in meditation and developing your intuition. It helps those overcoming grief, and loss and to balance emotional highs and lows. Enhances creativity, and passion, making it a good talisman for artists and inventors.
Apatite is made up of phosphate minerals, its name is derived from Greek meaning “to be misleading” as it is easily mistaken for other minerals. It is a stone which is said to bring insight and the expansion of knowledge to the wearer; clears mental confusion, negativity and frustrations, allowing you to find truth. This stone helps with communication, enhancing openness and social ease, while promoting a charitable attitude for the greater good.
Born in Houston, Texas, influenced by his Dutch mother, Arnold Horowitz showed an intense interest in stones as a youngster. His passion for stones established himself as a name in the custom-handmade jewelry business. Arnold’s wife Meenakshi Soni Horowitz, an art student from N.Delhi, now leads the designing team. Their unique designs of SOLOS seeks to combine natural stones, fossils and crystalline minerals, with faceted and cabochon stones, so that each piece is not just a piece of jewelry but is an interesting story of collectable gemstones.