Cabochon Large Oval Black Onyx and Sterling Silver Stud Earrings
Lovely post back earrings by Alvaro Sanchez. with a beautiful Black Onyx stone and sterling silver fittings.
Hand made on Salt Spring Island.
Stone size 5/8 inch x 5/8 inch
Onyx is valued for its strong lustre and colour and has been used in jewellery and ornamentation since pre-historic times. Onyx is a type of chalcedony and is coloured black through the presence of iron and carbon.
Wearing onyx is thought to bring self-mastery, confidence and assertiveness.