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Dew - Estate Sterling Silver Peridot Stud Earrings. These classic earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring 2 genuine round cut faceted peridot, classic styling, and quality silver work. The expertly claw set peridot are a lovely vibrant pale green colour. They are in a basket setting which add strength and durability to the gallery. They have sturdy posts for pierced ears and secure butterfly backings. Truly a perfect gift or wonderful addition to any jewelry collection
Note: Peridot is used for the Birthstone of August
The fabled origin of Peridot stretches back to Ancient Egypt, on the volcanic island of Zebargad in the Red Sea. Peridot was so treasured by the Ancient Egyptians that they kept the island's location a secret. With the fall of the Egyptian empire, the island became lost to antiquity, and was only rediscovered in 1906.
Silver's history is long. The first evidence of silver mining dates back to 3000 B.C., in Turkey and Greece, according to the RSC. Ancient people even figured out how to refine silver. ... The silver does not react to the air, but the base metals such as lead and copper oxidize and separate from the precious metal.
Measurements: 5.00 mm
Stone Size: Peridot 1.00 carats
Weight: 1.00 gram
Date: 21st Century