Caribbean Hoop Earring
Gold organically shaped hoop earring with hammered texture and a high shine finish. A Caribbean collection of gemstones is wrapped asymmetrically in sterling silver.
Metal: Sterling silver and 14k gold filled
Gemstones: Turquoise, chalcedony, iolite, moonstone, and apatite
Dimensions: 1" x .75"
Turquoise is perhaps the oldest stone in man’s history, the talisman of kings, shamans, and warriors. It is a stone of protection, strong and opaque, yet soothing to the touch and healing to the eye. As a crystal for travel, Turquoise protects you and your possessions against theft, loss or attack, helps prevent accidents - especially falls, and even guards your pet.
ABOUT 14k GOLD FILLED:
*Gold filled is the next level and is an amazing, quality alternative to solid gold
*Gold plating is the lower level and these items tend to tarnish and can often times turn the skin green. Gold filled is an actual layer of gold-pressure bonded to another metal.
*If you can wear gold jewelry without skin sensitivity, you can most likely wear gold filled!
*Many owners find that they never have to clean gold-filled items at all. If it's necessary, clean gold-filled using mild soap and water. Hot weather and water will not damage the material
*During the mid to late Victorian period, gold filled jewelry was very common and was manufactured in large numbers.