Charoite and sterling silver and charoite and hematite earrings
These earrings made with 12mm smooth round Charoite beads. One design has long sterling silver tubes and ear wires while the second has hematite disc beads
The long ones hang approximately 2 inch 5cm.
The ones with the hematite hang approximately 1 inch. See the coins for scale.
Sold in a cream box with green and white ribbon.
Charoite is a beautiful gemstone with lovely swirls of purple and black. It originates in Russia.
Hematite is a shiny black mineral and one of the chief ores of iron. This beautiful stone was popular in Victorian times. Because of its iron content is is thought to be good for the blood. It is said to increase courage and prevent fatigue.