Whimsical Hoop Earring in Garnet
The organic interpretation of the traditional hoop ear adds a unique frame for a garnet gemstone. Wrap detail at the base of the ear wire.
Metal: 14k Gold filled
Dimensions: About 1.25" x 1"
Legends and folklore place GARNET among the most ancient of talismans. Not only was it prized as an ornamental jewel, but its strong curative powers and protective energies made it invaluable. Garnet is also known for its utilization of creative energy. It grounds spirit forces within the body and helps in the ability to work lovingly on the physical plane.
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!