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Pearl Sterling Silver Earrings

Pearl Sterling Silver EarringsThese lovely pearl earrings capture the essence of the Mauritshuis Musem masterpiece, Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring.

They are perfect for a bride or bridal party to accessorize on your memorable day. The rose freshwater pearls are hand-wrapped within sterling silver wire and hang from secure, high quality 925 sterling silver leverback earwires. If you are in the mood for pearls, you could find them here.

Pearl is formed within the soft tissue of a living mollusc. It is formed when any extraneous substance, for example, grain of  sand gets into a shell. Color is seldom purely white, more often it is white  with shades of pink, blue and green color. According to a legend, pearl is  formed from dew which is itself tears of the goddess of Love.

Pearl is the birthstone of June and it is also a talisman of arts, inspiration and spiritual perfection. It was believed that pearl strengthens visual acuity and heals ears diseases. It is beneficial for heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver. Pearl possesses sedative effect, neutralizes poison and lowers acidity. Pearl signifies faith, charity and innocence.  It enhances personal integrity and helps to provide a focus to ones attention.

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Green Earrings, Malachite Gemstone Dangle Earrings

IMG_8011IMG_80162013-10-023The malachite gemstone  beads are handcrafted in 925 sterling silver and the earrings are finished with French earring hooks. These statement green earrings are a perfect gift for any occasion.

Malachite is an opaque, green banded mineral and it was given this name due to its resemblance to the leaves of the Mallow plant. Malachite is found wordwide including Zambia, Congo, France, Israel, Australia, Arizona, Southwestern United States but the largest quantities of malachite have been mined in the Urals, Russia.

The stone was one of the prime gemstones used for power by the upper class in Egypt, the headdresses of pharaohs were often lined with malachite, as this was said to raiser the ruler’s vibrations to a higher level and open him to wise council. It was also used by Greeks and Romans for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow.

Malachite is believed to be a strong protector of children. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travelers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships.  Malachite has been called the “mirror of the soul” and it  reaches the inner feelings of the person and reflects what is there, negative or positive. Malachite is great for increasing ones concentration skills and is quite beneficial to ones physical, as well as psychic, vision.

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Faceted Lemon Quartz Sterling Silver Earrings

Lemon Quartz EarringsLemon Quartz EarringsLemon Quartz Earrings - collageThese beautiful faceted lemon quartz gemstone beads are handcrafted by Anne’s Jewellery using sterling silver wire. They are finished with lever back earring hooks. The faceted lemon quartz  beads (approx. 9 mm) have a dazzling lemon yellow glitter and dangle nicely from the hooks.

The lemon quartz is a variety of the most common and abundant gemstone minerals – quartz. Although amethyst and citrine are the most popular varieties of quartz, lemon and green quartz are gaining popularity. Mined in Brazil, the lemon quartz is a very durable stone and thus it is a very good option for everyday jewelry. The gemstone is transparent to translucent with a glass-like luster.

The lemon quartz is a gemstone that it’s supposed to bring optimism, well-being and creativity. It eliminates  negative thoughts and brings out all the positive aspects of the wearer. The quartz crystals can be used to amplify both body energy and thoughts. It is believed that this gemstone could create balance and harmony in life and that’s why it is quite popular among jewellery lovers.

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