Solid sterling silver and gold vermeil (24kt. gold heavily electroplated on solid sterling silver) large filigree gemstone brooches (rather substantial pin pendants.)A. Oval Biggs (rare) jasper – sterling silver – 2"/5cm high*B. Oval carnelian – gold vermeil* – 1.5"/3.8cm high*C. Oval lapis lazuli – sterling silver* – 2.25"/5.7cm high_Jasper_ is known as the “Supreme Nurturer.” It acts as a reminder that one is not here, on this physical plane, just for oneself, but is also to bring joy and service to others, assisting them in releasing their bonds of constraint. Jasper protects against negativity and helps one to be grounded to the stabilizing energies of the Earth. It steadies ones presence, providing a cleansing effect to smooth dysfunctional energies, and remove negativity. Jasper is a healing and sustaining stone and can help one keep their energy high, in difficult situations. It supports tissue deterioration of the internal organs and is good for soothing the nerves.Carnelian is usually smooth and often translucent, a durable stone and a dependable lifetime gem. Known to have electro-magnetic properties to help ground the wearer, feeding energy directly through the skin, instilling a feeling of well-being and inflowing power. It assists one to take action to manifest their highest goals, dreams and destiny. In communication it helps timid speakers become both eloquent and bold. Gives courage. Helps overcome fear of taking action or fear of doing the wrong thing. A symbol of the warm vitalizing and positive energy of the earth. When used in meditation it can help one understand how to bring a concept into being. Can assist those who procrastinate or are unable to decide on a course of action. It can lend physical vitality and energy to the body, personal power, creativity and compassion. Lapis Lazuli augments strength, vitality, mental clarity and illumination. It is associated with expansion of awareness and intellectual capacity, and allows for conscious attunement to the intuitive and psychic aspects of ones nature, as well as the powers of love and healing. It has been used in treatment of conditions related to lymph, inflammation, and pain (especially in/on the head). It supports the psyche and helps relax an overactive mind. Releases tension and anxiety. Strengthens skeletal system. Activates thyroid gland, and stimulates emotional, mental and physical purity and clarity, supporting ones courage in activities culminating in the advancement towards universal wisdom. It assists in balancing the yin-yang energies.Silver encourages self-containment and inward reflection. It provides one with patience and perserverance and can be a window to the Soul. It supports ones efforts to go within and explore the deepest aspects of the Self and Nature. It assists one in perceiving the truth behind suface appearances. It aids one in exploring the deep inner realms of emotion and intuition. It is a favorite of those who honor the feminine aspect of nature. Silver brings attunement to the emotional self. It can assist one in embracing mystery and surrendering to the unknown. Can aid in cooling excess heat in the body and bolster the immune systems ability to fight infection.Gold revitalizes one’s physical energies and magnifies the power of most gemstones. It supports openness and integrity and builds confidence in the wearer. It is related to worldly knowlege and an understanding of manifestation. It carries the energy of the Sun, stimulating one’s will to grow and stretch beyond ones current experiences. Can assist one in overcoming paralysis and fear allowing one to move through difficult circumstances. It evokes strength, determination and will. Gold can augment low physical vitality and depressive tendencies.