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  • Amethyst with Blue Topaz & Apatite Sterling Silver Earrings with Gold Accents

    These lovely earrings perfectly showcase the deep colour of 8mm x 6mm purple amethyst gemstones complemented by 3mm x 3mm squares of striking blue topaz and 7mm x 5mm ovals of delightful neon-blue apatite. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in stylish sterling silver accented with sumptuous yellow gold.
     

    A February birthstone, amethyst has traditionally symbolised sobriety – its name derives from the Greek ametusthos, “not intoxicated”. More recently, it has also been tied to deep emotional bonds.
     

    One of November’s birthstones, topaz is thought to be named after the Sanskrit tapas, meaning ‘fire’. Hindu literature points to its functions as a lengthener of life and provider of wisdom.
     

    Apatite, an arresting gemstone which naturally occurs in a broad array of hues, is named after the Greek apate (‘deceit’) as its varied colours have fooled many into mistaking it for other minerals.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Anghiari, a scenic town sat atop the rolling hills of the Italian province of Arezzo, Tuscany. Its well-preserved medieval splendour is encircled on all sides by sweeping fields of green and gold, flecked with lavender and lined by leafy seams of verdant woodland.
     

    25mm long (~1 inch), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.
     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.
     

    THJ612

    £59.95
  • Ethiopian Opal, Amethyst, Citrine, Garnet, Gemstone, Sterling Silver Earrings

    These lovely earrings showcase stunning 4mm x 3mm faceted gemstones of natural amethyst, 6mm x 4mm citrine, and 6mm x 4mm semi-precious garnet alongside fabulous 6mm x 5mm faceted teardrops of AAA-quality Ethiopian opal. This impressive selection of gemstones is elegantly hand-set in stylish sterling silver.

     

    As with other opals, Ethiopian opal is a birthstone for October, said to brim with joyously positive emotion whilst also invoking the calmness and restraint required to balance such ardour.

     

    A February birthstone, amethyst has traditionally symbolised sobriety – its name derives from the Greek ametusthos, “not intoxicated”. More recently, it has also been tied to deep emotional bonds.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the rich colours of St Peter’s Basilica, a 16th-century marvel of renaissance art and architecture sitting at the heart of the Vatican City.

     

    28mm long (~1.1 inches), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome

     

    THJ27

    £79.95
  • Natural Ethiopian Opal, Peridot, Gemstone, Sterling Silver, Earrings

    A delightful pair of earrings featuring enchanting 4mm x 6mm faceted ovals of natural AAA Ethiopian opal with 1mm cubic zirconia set at all corners, complemented by 8mm x 6mm faceted ovals of natural, AAA-quality peridot. Each impressive gemstone is elegantly hand-set in stylish sterling silver.

     

    As with other opals, Ethiopian opal is a birthstone for October, said to brim with joyously positive emotion whilst also invoking the calmness and restraint required to balance such ardour.

     

    A birthstone for the month of April first developed in the USSR in the 1970s, cubic zirconia is created from base substances found in extraterrestrial rock from both asteroids and the moon.

     

    An August birthstone, peridot has been popular since 1500 BCE, when its symbolic powers ranged from dissuading nightmares and promoting bravery to subduing harmful feelings of anger and guilt.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the stunning rolling hills around the countryside of the characterful village of Fornace Laterizi, south of Siena, Tuscany.

     

    45mm long (~1 3/4 inches), these dazzling gemstone earrings will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of their inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented pair which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

    THJ28

    £125.00
  • Purple Amethyst, Cubic Zirconia, Sterling Silver, Necklace

    An enchanting necklace showcasing a stunningly sparkling 8mm x 6mm faceted pear-drop of semi-precious purple amethyst alongside several breathtaking faceted-cut 1mm x 1mm rounds of lab-grown cubic zirconia. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in a stylish sterling silver claw setting.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the stunning purple flowers of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, a 14-acre tribute to fine art and floristry, found in Houston, Texas. Its meticulously-crafted gardens breathtakingly recall those of the Italian Renaissance, complete with superb statues of Greek and Roman gods.

     

    A February birthstone, amethyst has traditionally symbolised sobriety – its name derives from the Greek ametusthos, “not intoxicated”. More recently, it has also been tied to deep emotional bonds.

     

    A birthstone for the month of April first developed in the USSR in the 1970s, cubic zirconia is created from base substances found in extraterrestrial rock from both asteroids and the moon.

     

    Attached to an 18-inch chain, this dazzling gemstone pendant will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of its inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

    WHJ3779

    £59.95
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    Ruby, Amethyst, Sterling Silver Necklace, Rose Gold Accent

    This captivating pendant necklace features a natural 9mm x 6mm teardrop gemstone of delightful raspberry ruby complemented by 5mm x 3mm gemstones of lavender amethyst. Each serene stone is hand-set in a unique sterling silver setting adorned with elegant accents of rose gold.

     

    A birthstone for July, ruby has long represented power and success; for 8th-century Arabic mystics, dreams of rubies foretold good fortune, whilst in ancient Burma they stood for life itself.

     

    A February birthstone, amethyst has traditionally symbolised sobriety – its name derives from the Greek ametusthos, “not intoxicated”. More recently, it has also been tied to deep emotional bonds.

     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the Italian hilltop town of Todi, Umbria. Bathed in the striking hues of the setting sun, this enchantingly beautiful spot – believed to have been founded in the 8th century BCE – takes on the picture-perfect quality of a storybook illustration.

     

    Attached to an 18-inch chain, this dazzling gemstone pendant will arrive packaged in a small gift box featuring the image of its inspiration on the inside of the lid. Combined with an organza bag, this results in a gorgeously-presented piece which makes the perfect gift.

     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.

     

    THJ07

    £71.95