This is a beautiful pair of 18k yellow gold and oxidized silver 12mm Crownwork® ball earrings on hooks with chalcedony drops. Made of 18k spring gold so its high tensile, easy to get on and off and helps the earring hang directly underneath the earlobe. All of the gold we use is certified eco-responsible, recycled metal. Unlike mining, where approximately 20 tons of waste is generated to produce just one ounce of gold, refining precious metals has virtually no waste and is much better for the earth.
Oxidized silver has a beautiful historic feel for jewelry ( think Austro-Hungarian empire ) and is a wonderful contrast to gold so for Necklaces and Bracelets it looks rich and strong and as a setting material it soft and easy to bezel stones in deep and Pave with big strong beads to hold the stones and when its oxidized really polished black the stone pop with rich saturated color and look luxurious
Chalcedony is quartz with a different atomic structure. It has a waxy lustre, and may be semitransparent or translucent. The properties of chalcedony include emotional balance, vitality, stamina and energy so they have the feel good factor when you wear them. They are the zodiac stones for Cancer, Virgo, Sagittarius and Aquarius.
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