Water Orchid Hoop Earring
Small silver hoops with pink amethyst drop. Opal connector and 14k gold filled detail.
Metals: Sterling silver and 14k gold filled
Gemstones: Pink amethyst and opal
Dimensions: 1.5" x .9"
AMETHYST derives its name from the Greek "amethystos", which means "not drunken", as amethyst in antiquity was thought to ward off drunkenness. It’s also said to be excellent for those with anxiety or the jitters, as it can calm and soothe you, helping one feel more relaxed.
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!