Gunmetal Herkimer Encrusted Hoop Earring
Gunmetal sterling silver hoop earring with herkimer diamond cluster. A trendy gunmetal and gold take on the classic herkimer hoop.
*In second photo, the earrings in this listing are the larger pair
Metals: 14k Gold filled
Gemstones: Herkimer diamond
Dimensions: 1.25" x 1.25"
ABOUT 14k GOLD FILLED
*Gold filled is the next level and is an amazing, quality alternative to solid gold
*It is actual layers of gold pressure bonded with other jeweler quality metals. While gold plating can eventually wear off, gold filled is required by law to contain 5% gold (plated is more like .5%) and it’s therefore extremely uncommon to wear through gold filled
*If you can wear gold jewelry without skin sensitivity, you can most likely wear gold filled!
*During the mid to late Victorian period, gold filled jewelry was very common and was manufactured in large numbers.
*For more in depth info, check out this BLOG POST!