Trailing Stardust Earring
When I stayed outside Zion National Park, the night sky was so brilliant you could see hints of the milky way. The sterling silver tail of this earring is a wispy trail, pointing faintly to the gemstone cluster. I combined the colorway of the Grotto from the Park with the imagery of the experience.
Read more about the inspiration for this collection HERE.
Metal: 14k Gold filled and sterling silver
Gemstones: Labradorite, andalusite, aquamarine, rhodolite garnet, tourmaline
Dimensions: About 3" x .5"
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!