These earrings are the perfect accessory to that little black dress that needs just a punch of color, or to jazz up an office suit.
All metal, including ear wires and wire is non-tarnish Argentium sterling silver.
Earrings are 2-1/2" in length.
Black Onyx teardrops are 16x10mm (5/8"x3/8")
About the Gemstones:
Black Onyx has a Mohs Hardness of 7, and as with most black Onyx on the market, this has been dyed to enhance the beauty of the stone. It is polished to a high lustre.
Onyx is thought to increase regeneration, happiness, intuition and one's instincts. It is also used to aid in changing bad habits. It is used to give one strength, and is good for athletes or people under extreme mental and emotional stress. It brings balance to mind or body as well as strength of mind.
Mountain Jade is the trade name for a high-grade dolomite marble from Asia, and has a hardness of 6 to 6-1/2. It has been dyed a cherry red.