• Black Apache Tear with Garnet Accent


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    This Apache Tear Obsidian was collected in the lava flows in Jemez Mountains of New Mexico.

    Product:  Apache Tears round and garnet faceted set in sterling silver pendant

    Qualities:  A cryptocrystalline variety of silica measuring 7 in hardness on the Moh's scale

    Collection Site:  Collected in the Jemez Mountains of Sante Fe Forest

    History: Apache Tears are the translucent variety of Black Obsidian. They are made of volcanic glass. Apache Tears received their name because it is said that grieving Apache women, who lost their loved ones in a raid, cried for a month and their tears fell to the ground, becoming a form of Black Obsidian.

    Omega chain not included.