This is a beautiful pair of 18k yellow gold 7mm Crownwork® bezel set garnet earrings on hooks with small finial capped faceted amber drop earrings. The design inspiration for the finials are the Moores in Spain. It’s my translation of the columns in the Alluhumbra Palace. The design is a very old world form that fits jewelry perfectly and I use it in many configurations throughout the collection. The hook wire is made of 18k spring gold so its high tensile, easy to get on and off and helps the earring hang directly underneath the earlobe. Amber is fossilized tree resin that has formed over millions of years. The faceting on these amber drops adds an extra subtle flash of sparkle when dangling off the ear.
The garnet is bezel set into our classic crownwork style. Garnet is one of the most interesting mineral families because it comes in the largest variety of colors. From deep red (the most popular), to orange to bright green. This stone symbolizes passion, intimacy and success. It is the birthstone for January babies and the zodiac stone for Aries, Leo and Libras. It is the traditional wedding anniversary gift for the 2nd year.
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