Earrings Art Deco style carnelian and marcasites on 925 silver.
Length: 4 cm
Width: 0,5 cm
Weight: 6 gr.
Also available in onyx and lapis lazuli
Marcasite is a mineral stone, from the pyrite crystal, used to enhance another stone, especially on silver mounts. The marcasites are carved round or square and crimped to form a pavement that shines like small diamonds.
The word marcasite comes from the Greek and means "fire". It brings a shiny metallic luster quite specific.
Marcasite was very popular in the Victorian England era and is found much in the style of jewelry 20 years. It is still very much used today for the ornamentation of silver jewelry to which it brings an old but precious jewel aspect in all the cases.
Carnelian is a variety of red, orange chalcedonies. The deposits are mainly found in India, Brazil and Uruguay. Each stone is unique and can vary from one to the other(can vary from orange flame to brick):
Carnelian would attract good luck and drive out bad astral influences.
Photo worn here in lapis lazuli
"Sober and elegant, these earrings have the timeless and graphic design of the Art Deco style! "
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