Geometric dark sterling silver & blue flash labradorite hoop earrings
Unique geometric earrings made from blue fire flash labradorite cube beads, wrapped in sterling silver 925 and hung from hand forged, self locking sterling silver hoop earrings.
** Hoop earrings are made of sterling silver 20 ga wire
** Self locking silver hoop earrings measure about 1 1/4 inches (3.2 cm) wide.
** The sterling silver .925 wrapped labradorite cube bead adds about an inch in length to each hoop.
** As each pair is handmade when you order it, you should expect some slight variation to the picture shown.
I make each sterling silver hoop by hand. It is hammered and then slightly textured to add a bit of interest. I oxidize (darken) them to nice patina, and then tumble the hoops to bring out the shine. After a nice bath, each silver hoop is buffed to accentuate the hammering. I've wrapped a single ultra-flashy faceted labradorite cube in sterling silver, added some labradorite rondelle beads and hung them the textured hoops. The beads flash a wonderful blue when they catch the light.
*NOTE: these hoops are made from 20 ga wire...as with any smaller gauge more delicate wire, they will bend, so treat them accordingly. You probably shouldn't sleep or wrestle in them. :-) *
Why does labradorite have 'flash'? Labradorite stone is formed in layers. When light hits these thin layers, the reflections that are caused enable a shimmering effect, known as labradorescence, also called 'flash'. This flash usually appears as blue or green.
What is sterling silver? Sterling silver is a white, highly reflective precious metal composed of 92.5 percent pure silver and 7.5 percent other metal, usually copper. Copper provides the alloy with additional strength and hardness, that isn't otherwise the nature of pure or fine silver.
I want your jewelry to arrive as beautiful at your house as the way it left mine. I wrap your special created piece in a bubble wrapped gift box and ship it securely in a padded mailer. Each package is always shipped with delivery confirmation too. You only ever pay shipping on the first item. All additional items in the same order ship for free.
More artisan sterling silver hoop earrings available in the STERLING SILVER HOOPS section of my studio:
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I ship nearly everywhere via first class. And I LOVE my international buyers. :-)
** I offer Priority Mail domestic shipping for an additional $2.50. Just let me know when you check out and I'll adjust your invoice. **
I will always ship to your Paypal or Amazon payments address. Please make sure it is the same as the one you supply to me on Etsy.
Unless otherwise stated, most items ship within 2 days.
It's important to me that your handmade jewelry arrives just as beautiful at your house as it left mine. I'll carefully pack your chosen item in a decorated gift box, or organza gift bag, wrapped in bubble wrap. Then I'll ship it inside a secure padded mailer to your door. Shipping is only charged for the first item you purchase. Any additional pieces shipped to the same address are shipped at no additional charge.
My handmade jewelry is shipped via first class mail, which does not offer an option to purchase insurance. However, if you desire to upgrade your domestic shipping options to Priority Mail, which allows an insurance coverage purchase, at an additional fee, I will pay the insurance premium for you.
** INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS
** Most of my packages shipped to destinations outside the US take around 2 to 3 weeks to arrive. However, international mail, and each country's customs can be unpredictable. You should allow as much as 6 weeks for your package to arrive. **
International buyers have the option to purchase International Priority Mail which offers delivery confirmation as international first class does not. This service isn't mandatory, however, international first class shipping is not trackable nor traceable. International buyers may also elect to purchase a Registered Mail option with Priority Mail shipping, which tracks the progress of the shipment along the way and provides insurance on the contents.
Please advise me if you wish to pay to have your purchase shipped via Priority Mail for delivery confirmation, and also let me know if you would like to purchase the Registered Mail option for point to point tracking and insurance. I am not responsible for non-delivery or damage during shipping if you choose to have your item shipped first class without insurance and tracking. Sorry.
** Please be aware of the mailing restrictions within your own country. If these items are not allowed to be shipped into your country, I am not responsible if customs takes possession of a package. In addition, international buyers are responsible for all fees, taxes, and duties associated with shipping to your respective country. I will include a customs form completed with the items actual value and I wont mark is as a gift, but as a purchase from my shop.
** If you would prefer to save landfill space, just contact me and I will mail in recycled materials** I generally mail items within 2 business days of receiving payment.
First Class shipping is stated in each item description. Delivery confirmation is always included in the shipping price. I can include insurance at postal rates if you desire.
**Note: Please add up to 10 days for creation of a custom order. This includes custom sized items. Thanks!
** Refunds and Exchanges
I am happy if you are happy, so please contact me within 3 days of receiving the item if this is not the case.
If you will return the item in the same condition and manner it was sent, I'll refund the purchase price less any deposit and my mailing costs. If you purchased an item as a gift, I can re-size it as needed or as the piece allows. You will be responsible for all shipping charges.
My items have clearly stated sizes in their descriptions.
**Please measure before ordering to ensure the best fit.
** There are no exchanges or refunds for items that break or are lost because of mistreatment. I will fix a broken item, if possible, but will charge a small repair fee. If a piece breaks due to craftsmanship, I'll always fix or replace it for FREE.
** Additional Policies and FAQs
Unless stated otherwise, a lot of the jewelry in my shop is created when you order it, just for you, and is packaged and shipped to you within 2 days of your order.
Gemstones and artisan made glass beads vary slightly one to the next. You should expect some slight variation to the picture shown. This slight variation isn't a defect, rather, exemplifies the handmade nature of the jewelry pieces you will be wearing and giving as gifts. You can be assured that each and every piece is created by me, in my studio. No exceptions.
If you would like to see the EXACT piece you will be receiving, let me know and I'll send you a photo via email before I send it.
** MY MODEL
You'll notice a lovely model in some of my photos. Her name is Charlotte. She was named by my son. :-) For sizing reference, Charlotte is about a US Size 5/6.
** CUSTOM ORDERS
Custom orders within the context of the existing work are always welcome. If you see a style, but not quite the right color, or see a color but not quite the right style, send me an email. We can discuss your ideas and develop the perfect piece to your specifications.
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love this ring- may have to buy a smaller one though too for winter wear