Big Herkimer Encrusted Gold Hoop Earring
Exaggerated gold hoop earring with herkimer diamond cluster. There is a time and place for a larger hoop - and this is it. Large but impossibly light.
*In second photo, the earrings in this listing are the larger pair
Metals: 14k Gold filled
Gemstones: Herkimer diamond
Dimensions: 2" x 2"
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!