Zarafet - Ethnic Fleur Design Sterling 24k Gold Earrings Carnelian

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Zarafet - Ethnic Fleur Design Sterling 24k Gold Earrings Carnelian

Details

This gorgeous floral motif featuring a deep red carnelian agate stone and 24 karat yellow gold is carefully cut with a jeweler's saw and a very delicate blade, then filed to remove the sharp edges. A sterling wire frame is cut, shaped, and brazed in place along the bottom. Five little nuggets of pure 24k gold are then soldered to each earring where the frame meets the motif. Slightly thicker sterling silver wire is then heatformed and soldered at the rear, wound and finally hammered flat for the bail. A sterling bezel is "sweat soldered" to the flower in the middle of the motif, and then cleaned well before tumbling for additional strength. The entire piece is then darkened in a liver of sulfur solution to give the silver some "age" and then sanded, adding contrast between the metals. The bezels are packed with 24 karat gold foil to create a slight glow behind the translucent stone when set. All edges are brought to a high shine by way of burnishing (pressing down on the metal). Hung from my own 14/20 gold-fill** ear wires, which are hardened so as to keep their shape. The ear wires are also wire-wrapped, which means no split rings. These will last a lifetime, if not longer.

Measuring a hair under 2.75", 6.985 cm from the top of the wire.

All metal is recycled.

Due to the nature of handmade items, please expect some minor differences in size, shape, color of stone and finish. This makes each piece unique!

*Casting grains are made by pouring molten gold directly into a bucket of water to cool quickly. Depending upon the speed and distance between the crucible and the bucket when poured, the gold will change shape and size.

**Goldfill is not at all like plating, and shouldn't be confused with gold plate. Instead, it is a thick layer of gold over a base metal, which lasts just as long as purer karats, just at a fraction of the cost!

No chemical dips! Use a Sunshine or similar brand polishing cloth and a light hand to clean.

Inspiration/Story Behind This Product

Drawing inspiration from the moresque/arabesque motifs from Istanbul (??? Not Constantinople! ???), Persian rugs and all things Eurasian.

Materials Used

metal, sterling, silver, gold, 24k, gemstone, carnelian, agate, stone, patina

More Info

For more items, visit: http://www.AmberYearwood.com

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Metal, sterling, silver, gold, 24k

Size: 2.75" long

Pattern: Arabesque, floral

Color: Silver

Accepted Payments
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Shipping

United States
First Item: $0.00
Additional Items: $0.00

Policies

Wholesale inquiries are always welcome!

I also offer jewelry repair services. Beaded necklaces & bracelets that need to be restrung cost $0.30 per inch. Metalwork repairs are handled on a case by case basis. Please contact me for more info.

All of my raw metals (wire, sheet, etc.) are recycled/reclaimed metal, and I never use any harsh chemicals during the fabrication process. All packaging and business cards are made from recycled paper.

Receipts/invoices are NOT included with orders unless requested.

Please pay promptly, as I will cancel the sale due to non-payment/no communication after 3 days. Work will begin when payment clears.

PayPal payment is instant, whereas checks will undergo a 10-15 day clearing period, and work begins ONLY once payment has cleared. Please keep this in mind when ordering gifts or if you have a time constraint. If you have a deadline, PLEASE contact me BEFORE purchase. Depending upon the item, there may be an added rush fee, the amount of which depends on the item, time of year, my schedule, and material inventory. Thank you.

Bijoutiful ships WORLDWIDE. Customs labels will not be marked as "gift", as this is against the law. Please don't ask. :) International packages may attract duties and fees--these are the responsibility of the buyer, not Bijoutiful. Please be aware of your country regulations prior to purchasing.

My work/photos/descriptions are not to be resold, copied, or altered in ANY way without my written consent.

If you have a problem with your order, please contact me within 3 days of receipt. I want you to be happy with your jewelry!

Reviews

lcdepaoli on Mar 13, 2013
5 stars

I love these items. I wear the ring quite often. The butterfly earrings were such a beautiful (bijoutiful!) surprise! Thanks!
Momunus on Dec 12, 2012
5 stars

The earrings are fabulous excellent quality
verybigjen on Nov 16, 2010
5 stars

I love love love your jewelry amber! Such awesome stufff!!!
SparklePeach on Oct 31, 2010
5 stars

I love it! It's just beautiful :)
BeadcharmerDesigns on Jul 3, 2010
5 stars

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