Gem Encrusted Bar Earring
14k gold filled bar earring with wraps of small faceted gemstones
Metal: 14k Gold filled
Gemstones: Lapis lauzli, citrine, and labradorite
Dimensions: 1.5" x .25"
LAPIS LAZULI is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth, and well as stimulating the desire for knowledge, truth and understanding. It promotes self-awareness and and acceptance.
LABRADORITE is said to be a powerful protector, creating an aura to shield the energies from within. It can protect you against the misfortunes and negativity of the outside world, and assists you in exploring your inner consciousness. Lore of the Inuit peoples claim Labradorite fell from the frozen fire of the Aurora Borealis.
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.