Connemara marble earrings made with attractive crenelated sterling silver beads. Boxed.
These are lovely Connemara marble earrings made with attractive crenelated solid sterling silver beads. They also have sterling silver earwires. Very special. Designed and made by Sue Bowden in Ireland. Sold in a branded box. See the coins for scale. The earrings hang about 1.25 inches 3 cm from the top of the green Connemara bead to the bottom of the silver bead.
Over 750 million years old Connemara marble is from the Precambrian age. Connemara marble is a beautiful and unusual marble rich in forsterite olivine and serpentine which gives it its green colour. Found in the West of Ireland it is Ireland’s most famous stone. It’s green colour symbolises Ireland. Look closely and you will see shades of olive, peridot, jade, emerald and a host of other greens as well as subtle greys, white and yellow. Being a natural material no two pieces are ever exactly the same. Connemara marble reflects the beauty of the Irish landscape and is part of its natural heritage. Connemara Marble is said to bring serenity to those who keep in near.