Deep Riverie - Estate Sterling Silver Amethyst Earrings (EE139)
Deep Reverie- Estate Sterling Silver Amethyst Earrings . These gorgeous Estate earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 SS for sterling. Featuring 2 genuine emerald cut amethyst gemstones, exquisite filigree work and detail. These earrings have a lovely shape, and displays a sea of filigree that frame the amethyst. The expertly claw set amethyst gems have a beautiful vibrant purple colour, displaying much sparkle and shine. . They are for pierced ears and feature posts and secure butterfly backs. These Art Deco Revival earrings would make perfect wedding earrings, gift or wonderful addition to any fine jewelry collection.
According to Greek mythology, Amethyst was a young virgin who became the object of wrath of the Greek God Dionysus after he became intoxicated with red wine. ... The goblet overturned, and the red wine spilled all over the white rock, saturating it until it became the purple quartz that is now known as Amethyst.
Silver was first found in large amounts around 5000 BC, when prehistoric people dug the first copper mines. ... Large-scale silver mining had developed in Anatolia by 3000 BC. This was to meet the demand from the first ancient city states, which used the metal as a common medium of exchange.
Measurements: Earrings 25.00 mm x 14.00 mm
Stone Size: Amethyst 7.00 carat
Weight: 3.90 grams
Date: 21st Century