Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by mass of silver and usually 7.5% by mass of copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of 925. The sterling alloy originated in continental Europe and was being used for commerce as early as the 12th century in the area that is now northern Germany. William Henry uses the latest state-of-the-art casting equipment to create mesmerizing pieces that are often considered par with our hand-carved work.
Sardonyx stone is a variation of onyx, which is a semiprecious stone of the silica mineral agate. The Sardonyx is a gemstone that has been prized for its beauty and rumored metaphysical properties for thousands of years. Its name is derived from the Greek words "sard," meaning a reddish brown, and "onyx," meaning veined gem.
Sardonyx is considered a highly protective stone that embodies a vibration of happiness, optimism and confidence. It helps to boost your self control and personal power.