STERLING SILVER & AQUAMARINE EARRINGS
A beautiful pair of forged Sterling Silver and Amazonite earrings. Hand crafted on Vancovuer island by Doreen Schneider.There is a sterling leaf shaped cap on the Aquamarine bead The ear wires are also of Sterling Silver.
Drop: ~ 1.5 inches
Aquamarine: Aquamarine is a form of beryl and has been valued as a gemstone for thousands of years. It and even appears in the Bible. The double reference to water in the name, which is a compound of the Latin words aqua, for water, and marina, "of the sea" suggests that the ancients connected the stone closely with water.
In addition to appearing in settings with other, more precious gems, aquamarine was also highly valued by sailors, who considered it to be a lucky stone. Aquamarine is the birthstone for March and the stone for the zodiac sign Scorpio. In the Middle Ages it was thought that aquamarine would reduce the effect of poisons