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  • Ethiopian Opal & Cubic Zirconia Sterling Silver Gemstone Earrings with Yellow Gold Accents

    These charming earrings showcase stunning semi-precious 8mm x 6mm gemstones of natural Ethiopian opal, delicately complemented by 1mm x 1mm cubic zirconia. Each of these impressive gemstones is elegantly hand-set in stylish sterling silver, enchantingly accented with yellow gold.
     

    Like 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.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Orvieto Duomo, located in Orvieto in the Italian province of Terni, Umbria. Built high atop a wall of volcanic rock, this hidden gem of a city rises dramatically above a verdant paradise, the gorgeously ornate white façade of its medieval cathedral drawing visitors from afar to its romantic, cobbled streets.
     

    35mm long (~1 1/4 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.
     

    THJ526

    £69.95
  • Ethiopian Opal Sterling Silver Necklace with Yellow Gold Accents

    An entrancing necklace featuring wonderfully colourful 5mm x 5mm and 4mm x 4mm rounds of natural cabochon-cut Ethiopian opal, elegantly hand-set in stylish sterling silver, ornately designed and sumptuously accented with yellow gold.
     

    Like 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.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of the breathtaking Val d’Orcia, a valley of unparalleled beauty in the paradisal Italian region of Tuscany. This idyllic swathe of countryside is truly unforgettable, its undulating hills of gold bearing incomparable natural beauty.
     

    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.
     

    THJ607

    £69.95
  • Natural Emerald Sterling Silver Earrings with Yellow Gold Accents

    These delightful gemstone earrings feature stunning 5mm x 4mm ovals of natural green emerald, delicately hand-set in stylish sterling silver claw settings adorned with charming leaf designs and arresting accents of yellow gold.
     

    This handmade jewellery is inspired by my photograph of Bodelwyddan Castle, a towering bastion of stone which has stood, in some form, near Rhyl, Denbighshire since the 15th century. Veiled in startling red ivy against a backdrop of verdant greenery, this alabaster-like fortress perfectly encompasses the medieval charm which draws many to Wales.
     

    A May birthstone, emerald has been called the ‘Jewel of Kings’ due to its ties to historical royalty; it was popularised by the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra, and has remained in fashion since.
     

    Thanks for looking. Commissions welcome.
     

    WHJ4094

    £59.95