Monday, May 17, 2010

Handmade Sterling Silver Black Onyx Earrings



Facetted black agate handmade from Argentium sterling silver. A coiled wrap of Argentium sterling silver wire enclose the agate. Handmade earwires of Argentium sterling silver. Total length 55mm-2¼".

Facetted black agate-8mm

*Argentium Sterling Silver is sterling silver with less of the copper alloy. Copper is what makes sterling silver tarnish. Argentium is 92.5% pure silver with the balance a mix of germanium and copper. This makes Argentium silver harder, brighter and more highly tarnish resistant than traditional sterling silver.

All Gracie Jewellery arrives in its own storage pouch.




Black Onyx cubes look like miniature dice handwrapped in sterling silver.  The earwires are handmade for Argentium Sterling Silver. 

Black Onyx-4mm cubes
Total length-slightly longer than 1½" (41mm)
Black Onyx dangle- 1" (25mm)

Gracie Jewellery arrives in it's own storage pouch.






Black Onyx rings suspended from sterling silver lever backs.  Sterling silver beads hang in the centre.

Black Onyx disc-25mm (1")
Sterling Silver beads- 2mm, 3mm, 4mm oval
Total length from top to bottom-44mm (1 3/4")

Gracie Jewellery arrives in it's own storage pouch.



Black Onyx cubes hang from hand formed argentium sterling silver hand formed rings. Sterling Silver leverbacks. Black Onyx enhances steadfastness and determination. Black Onyx helps set ones mind to a task. It is a grounding stone, valuable in difficult or confusing times in our lives. Extremely helpful to people who are in the process of "letting go" or releasing the past to "people, places and things".


Black Onyx - 4mm
Hand formed rings-12mm fused
Total length from top to bottom-60mm (2 3/8") 

Gracie Jewellery arrives in it's own storage pouch.

*Argentium Sterling Silver is sterling silver with less of the copper alloy. Copper is what makes sterling silver tarnish. Argentium is 92.5% pure silver with the balance a mix of germanium and copper. This makes Argentium silver harder, brighter and more highly tarnish resistant than traditional sterling silver. 





Facetted black onyx accented with sterling silver daises hang from hand formed strands of Argentium Sterling Silver. Earwires are also handmade from Argentium Sterling Silver. Total length 62mm (2½")

Black Onyx- facetted rhondelles-7mm

*Argentium Sterling Silver is sterling silver with less of the copper alloy. Copper is what makes sterling silver tarnish. Argentium is 92.5% pure silver with the balance a mix of germanium and copper. This makes Argentium silver harder, brighter and more highly tarnish resistant than traditional sterling silver.

All Gracie Jewellery arrives in its own storage pouch.



Black Onyx rings suspended from sterling silver lever backs.  Black Onyx cubes hang in the centre.

Black Onyx disc-25mm (1")
Black Onyx cube- 4mm
Total length from top to bottom-44mm (1 3/4")

Gracie Jewellery arrives in it's own storage pouch.

2 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, they're all soooo pretty! Please stop by my blog when you have a moment and enter my give-a-way!

    Hugs,
    Jacalyn

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  2. These pieces are really lovely. Thanks for the tip on the silver you use. I had seen the label Argentium Sterling Silver before but never knew what it meant!

    Thanks for popping in to spend 5 minutes with me the other day- so lovely to meet you!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

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