Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant

Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant

$7.95

Find meaning in beauty with our Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant. A cherished New Mexico symbol, it represents unity and the circle of life.

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Embrace Harmony: The Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant – A Celebration of Balance and Wholeness

For millennia, the Zia Sun Symbol has captivated the imagination of people in the Southwest United States [1]. This enduring symbol, embodied in the Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant, represents the interconnectedness of all things, the cyclical nature of life, and the guiding presence of the sun. More than just a beautiful piece of jewelry, this pendant serves as a reminder of the harmony that exists within ourselves, the natural world, and the universe.

A Symbol Steeped in History and Culture

The Zia Sun Symbol originates with the Zia Pueblo people of New Mexico [1]. Its four radiating arms represent the four cardinal directions (north, south, east, and west), the four seasons (summer, winter, spring, and fall), and the four stages of life (childhood, youth, adulthood, and elder) [2]. The central circle symbolizes the sun, the source of life and the unifying force that binds everything together [2]. Wearing the Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant offers a connection to this rich cultural heritage and its profound meaning.

A Harmony of Opposites

The four radiating arms of the Zia Sun Symbol can also be interpreted as representing the duality that exists within the universe [3]. Light and dark, day and night, masculine and feminine – these opposing forces are not meant to be in conflict, but rather to exist in a harmonious balance [3]. The Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant serves as a reminder to embrace this balance within ourselves and strive for wholeness.

A Celebration of Cycles

The cyclical nature of life is another powerful message embedded within the Zia Sun Symbol [4]. The four seasons represent the constant change and renewal that is inherent in the natural world [4]. The four stages of life remind us that everything has a beginning, a middle, and an end [4]. Wearing the Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant offers a sense of comfort and acceptance as we navigate the inevitable cycles of life.

A Connection to the Universe

The central circle of the Zia Sun Symbol represents the sun, the source of life and energy for all living things [2]. It also symbolizes the interconnectedness of all things in the universe [5]. We are not separate from the world around us; we are part of a vast and intricate web of existence [5]. The Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant serves as a reminder of this profound connection and encourages us to live in harmony with nature.

A Gift Steeped in Meaning

The Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant is a meaningful gift for anyone seeking a connection to the natural world, a celebration of cultural heritage, or a reminder of the interconnectedness of all things [6]. It’s a thoughtful gift for an environmentally conscious friend, a traveler exploring the Southwest, or simply for someone seeking a beautiful and symbolic piece of jewelry.

Beyond the Pendant: Suggested Uses

The Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant is a versatile piece that can be incorporated into your outfit or spiritual practice in a variety of ways:

  • Necklace Pendant: Wear the pendant on a simple chain for a classic and elegant look.
  • Layering Piece: Layer the pendant with other meaningful necklaces for a personalized touch.
  • Ancestral Connection: For those with Zia Pueblo ancestry, the pendant serves as a tangible connection to their heritage.
  • Meditation Focus Point: Hold the pendant during meditation as a focal point for concentration on balance and wholeness.

Embrace the Harmony of the Universe

Embrace the harmony, balance, and interconnectedness symbolized by the Zia Sun. Add the Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant to your collection today. Let it serve as a constant reminder of the cyclical nature of life, the importance of embracing duality, and the guiding presence of the universe within us all. This exquisite pendant is more than an ornament; it’s a window into a rich cultural tradition and a reminder of the beauty that exists in the balance of all things.

Specifications

Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant

Material
925 sterling silver

Charm and Theme
Zia Sun Symbol Pendant
Medals & Talisman Amulets

Size & Weight
11/16″ x 13/16″
4.2 grams
3-D

Condition
Nickel-free
Lead-free
Cadmium-free

Sterling Silver Zia Sun Symbol Pendant size
About The Company

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About the Product

Tests for  925 Sterling Silver

Buying quality silver alloys is important. The type of silver used will determine the longevity and beauty of your jewelry item. Today, there are many options for buying sterling silver beads and findings, from sterling silver chains to corrugated beads, curved tubes, round, oval, and many more. Here are some pointers on how to check the authenticity of the 925 Silver Beads and finding you might choose to use.

 

Magnet Test

The first test that you can use is the magnet test. Take a small magnet and bring it close to the sterling silver item. If the item does not stick to the magnet, it indicates that it contains some silver, confirming its authenticity. However, if the item sticks to the magnet, then this means that there is no silver present in it, and hence it is fake.

 

Acid Test

An acid test is a quick and easy way to determine if an item is made of sterling silver. Sterling silver should contain at least 92.5% pure silver and must be marked with the word “sterling” or “925” to indicate that it is genuine sterling silver. The acid test involves rubbing a drop of nitric acid on the surface of the metal and analyzing the color that appears. If it turns green, then the item has a higher copper content than sterling silver and thus is not real sterling silver. If it turns a milky white color, then it is likely real sterling silver. This method can be used to quickly determine if beads and findings are made from genuine sterling silver before making a purchase.

 

Rub Test

The rub test is important for buying sterling silver beads and findings. It’s a simple test that can quickly reveal whether your jewelry is made from real sterling silver. To do the rub test, simply rub the piece of jewelry in question against a soft cloth. If the jewelry leaves a black mark on the cloth, then it isn’t made of sterling silver – it’s likely made of some other metal alloy that has been plated with silver or coated with a patina to give it an appearance similar to sterling silver. However, if the jewelry leaves behind a gray/silver mark on the fabric, then you can be sure that your beads and findings are made of real sterling silver.

 

Ice Test

When it comes to purchasing sterling silver beads and findings, it’s important to ensure that you are getting a genuine piece. One way to do this is an ice test. This simple test involves rubbing a piece of ice over the metal surface of the bead or finding; if it’s genuine silver, the metal should remain cool to the touch even after several seconds have passed. If the metal warms up or turns dark, then you know that it isn’t pure sterling silver.

 

The ice test is a great way for buyers to check for authenticity before making a purchase, but keep in mind that other tests can also be used. A magnet test, acid testing, and x-ray fluorescence.

 

Conclusion

When it comes to buying sterling silver beads and findings, there are a few things to consider. First, decide what type of materials you want and how much you’re willing to spend. Then, look for reputable suppliers who offer quality products at reasonable prices. Consider whether or not the supplier offers discounts, free shipping, and other promotions. Do some research on the company’s return policy in case something isn’t right with your order. Finally, make sure you read all descriptions carefully to ensure that the product is exactly as described. With these tips in mind, shopping for sterling silver beads and findings should be easy!

Additional Information

How this Charm is Made

Lost wax casting is a time-honored craft that has been used for centuries by skilled artisans to create precise metal objects. Also known as “investment casting,” lost wax casting is the process of creating a detailed metal object from a wax model. This method can produce highly detailed results and has a wide variety of applications, from fine jewelry to aerospace components. For jewelry makers, lost wax casting helps create unique and eye-catching pieces without relying on expensive tools or equipment.

 

What Is the Process of Lost Wax Casting?

Lost wax casting is a process used to create metal parts with tight tolerances, thinner walls, and superior dimensional accuracy from 3D computer-aided design (CAD). The process begins with the selection of a die based on the desired part. Warm wax is then poured into the die to form the pattern for the part. The waxed pattern is dipped in a liquid ceramic slurry and coated with several layers of silica sand. After it dries, it’s placed in an oven to melt away the wax under extremely high temperatures, leaving an empty mold cavity. Lastly, molten metal such as bronze or stainless steel is poured into the cavity created by the melted wax, letting it cool and harden before being removed from its cast.

 

After casting, minimal finishing processes are required since lost wax casting offers a mechanical accuracy close to the desired finished component, reducing cost and production time. Lost wax casting also allows complex shapes and geometries with sharp details that are typically difficult or expensive to achieve using other processes, such as machined parts or injection molding. Its benefits also include allowing designers various options for surface finishes depending on their requirements while reducing costs associated with material procurement, as multiple materials can be cast within one mold at no extra cost.

 

Finishing and Polishing Silver Castings

The lost wax casting method produces silver castings that need to undergo a thorough finishing and polishing process to preserve their top-notch look. This process usually entails surface buffing, sanding, or burnishing to achieve a polished and seamless appearance.

Machine polishing is a crucial stage in the lost wax casting manufacturing process for crafting sterling silver products. This technique is utilized to refine and smooth sterling silver items to achieve a uniform, the glossy surface reflecting light and improving the piece’s aesthetics.

Step into the world of the lost wax casting of sterling silver pieces, where the burnishing process reigns supreme. Before the ultimate shine is achieved, the sterling silver piece must first undergo a magical transformation. With a combination of materials and tools, the burnishing process creates a flawless canvas, just waiting to be polished to perfection.

Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $4.25, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

Additional information

Xinar's Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $3.95, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.