Just as darling as can be. Dainty peridot wrapped with gold along a silver chain. The mixed metals add such a beautiful contrast. Chain measures 17-18” with lobster clap and adjustable length chain closure. Sterling silver, which has been oxidized and hand polished for an antique finish and 14k gold fill.
About Peridot: Also known as an Evening Emerald. This lovely transparent yellowish green to deep chartreuse stone was a favorite of the ancients, who considered it quite a powerful gem. It is known as the stone of compassion. It is believed to bring good health, restful sleep, and peace to relationships through the balancing of emotions. It’s color is thought to inspire creativity, attract love, and calms anger by giving renewal to all things. Peridot is the birthstone for August.
About 14k gold fill: 14K gold filled wire is a professional jewelers grade wire. Gold filled wire is not plated. It is a tube of solid 14K gold mechanically bonded to a brass or silver base. There is 100 times more gold in gold filled than in gold plate wire. This layer of gold must be a minimum of 1/20th of the total metal weight to be called gold filled. The color looks exactly like 14k gold. It is tarnish-resistant, safe for sensitive skin and unlike gold plate, it will not wear off. It is a great way to enjoy affordable gold jewelry.
Your jewelry will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a small box. Multiple items will be combined, unless separate boxes are requested. If this is a gift being shipped directly to the recipient, please let me know. I will be glad to include a note from you.