Herkimer Open Hoop Earrings
Gunmetal finish partial hoop, finished with a gold section of herkimer diamonds.
Metals: 14k Gold filled and gunmetal finish sterling silver
Gemstones: Herkimer diamond
Dimensions: About 1.25" x 1"
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!