in white agates, marcasites mounted on 925 silver.
For women with pierced ears.
Dimensions: 1.5 cm in diameter.
Weight: 5 gr.
Also available in onyx (black).
Marcasite is a mineral stone, from the crystal of pyrite, used to enhance another stone, including silver frames. 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.
"Refined and precious, these earrings have the charm and refinement of antique jewelry and the timeless chic design style of art deco! "
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