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Nova Charm in Sterling Silver - $62.50

"A nova is a sudden brightening of a star. Novae are thought to occur on the surface of a white dwarf star in a binary system with another star. If these two stars are close enough to each other, material from one star can be pulled off its surface and onto the white dwarf. Occasionally, the temperature of this new material on the surface of the white dwarf may become hot enough to start nuclear fusion and suddenly the surface of the white dwarf will start to fuse the hydrogen into helium over its surface. This causes the white dwarf to suddenly become very bright. Ancient astronomers, who did not have telescopes and other instruments modern astronomers now have, did not realize that there was a star already there, and so they would just see a new star where they had not seen one before. "Stella Nova" means "new star" in Latin and this is where novae got their name." (Jesse Allen) Our Nova charm captures the moment when our stunned ancestors beheld the sudden brilliance in the night sky.

Listed price* is for the Charm only, in Sterling Silver. All jewelry designs are available in Sterling Silver, 14K Yellow or 14K White Gold.

All of our pendants are available with a variety of chain styles and lengths. Please call 610-439-8833 or e-mail us, should you have any questions.

* Prices are subject to change without notice due to any unforseen market jumps in precious metals. Please call for gold price and availability.

STORE POLICY: C. Leslie Smith, Inc. accepts Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover card. In addition to credit cards we accept cash for in-store purchases. No checks of any kind are accepted. Returns are for Store Credit only - NO CASH OR CREDIT CARD REFUNDS. C. Leslie Smith will cheerfully replace any flawed items, however due to the delicate nature of jewelry and the inherent malleable nature of precious metals we can not be held responsible for any damage caused by: normal wear and tear, accidental or intentional misuse or destruction, theft, or any loss through conditions beyond our control. No guarantee or warranty of any kind is available or implied. Returns or exchanges for any reason are not allowed after 90 days.

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