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Shape Of water - Estate Sterling Silver Blue Topaz Dangle Earrings. These lovely earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring 8 genuine round cut faceted blue topaz, classic styling and quality silver -work. The topaz in these earrings have the most beautiful sky blue colour and look like water. They are composed of a larger topaz and 3 smaller topaz in each earring. They are for pierced ears and feature shepherd hooks for pierced ears. They are in the Victorian Style and so classic and versatile. Truly a perfect gift or addition to any jewelry collection.
In mythology, topaz is portrayed as a gem of peace and healing. It was first found by the Romans over two millennia ago on the Island of Topazios in the Red Sea. They believed it could protect its wearer from enemies and bring reconciliation.
Known as The Jewel of Love and Loyalty, this particular shade of topaz stones carries significant meaning. Blue topaz is representative of eternal romance and friendship, making it the perfect gift for a loved one. It carries deep symbolism relating to honesty, clarity and strong emotional attachment.
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. They heated the silver ore and blew air over it, a process called cupellation.
The sterling alloy originated in continental Europe and was being used for commerce as early as the 12th century in the area that is now northern Germany. A piece of sterling silver dating from Henry II's reign was used as a standard in the Trial of the Pyx until it was deposited at the Royal Mint in 1843.
Measurements: 25.00 mm x 7.00 mm
Stone Size: Blue Topaz 1.50 carat
Weight: 1.80 grams
Date: 21st century