Marcasite and Silver Art Deco Style Drop Earrings
Marcasite and silver Art Deco style drop earrings, featuring striking inset marcasite stones.
First class "diamond" cut facets ; exceptionally generous amount of hallmarked 925 silver used - making this a very strong piece.
A really beautiful piece of marcasite jewellery. Admired by everyone who has seen it!!
|Dimensions||30 mm length|
Marcasite is a metallic pale yellow / brass colour mineral and is traditionally set in Sterling (925) Silver creating beautiful, classic jewellery. Cleopatra was known for wearing Marcasite and believed it helped preserve her beauty.Queen Victoria wore Marcasite rather than diamonds for over forty years.Marie Antoinette also showed a strong preference for Marcasite. Marcasite has again risen in popularity in recent years due to its` endearing beauty and stunning value for money.