Pure earthy decadence, these natural lapis gemstone tabbie earrings are set off with rondelles of colorful shell. The rich blue lapis is hand cut in the Elksong Jewelry studio in squared column shapes. Above the tabs, rondelles of creamy white & dark purple wampum shell and fiery red-orange spiny oystershell set off the beautiful deep blue stone. With solid copper twist ring spacers & oxidized sterling wire wrap, the earrings hang from hand formed, oxidized sterling ear wires.
These earrings measure 2.25" (5.71 cm) in total length, including the ear wires. In weight, they are 0.185 oz (5.2 grams) per earring....2 U.S. pennies weigh 5.1 grams.
Our hand cut gemstone beads & carvings are made by us, in our studio, one at a time with love, patience, energy and attention to detail. You can absolutely find cheaper, mass-produced, sweat-shop made stone beads & carvings.But, if you appreciate the natural energy a stone holds, why not treat yourself to truly one of a kind pieces in which that energy has been respected & built upon!
Our stone earring tabs are fabricated carefully & skillfully, but please handle them with a bit of care. Excessively rough handling or dropping them on a hard surface could cause possible chipping or breakage. They are natural stone & Nature can be fragile!
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