Fabulous, beautifully faceted 2cm wide Ametrine combined with much darker, tiny Amethyst and Swarovski crystal encrusted spacer beads results in this set of drop earrings. The earrings are 6cm long top to bottom.
AMETRINE - also known as trystine or by its trade name bolivianite, is a naturally occurring variety of quartz. It is a mixture of amethyst and citrine with zones of purple and yellow.
AMETHYST - is a clear purple or violet form of the mineral quartz. As such it is related to citrine, which is a yellow form of quartz, and also rock crystal, which is the colourless variety. The name comes from the Greek for "not drunken" as wearing amethyst was believed to be a proof against becoming intoxicated. Amethyst is a stone of the mind, it brings calmness and clarity, helps you to get in touch with your intuition. Said to bring good luck and to radiate love.
CRYSTAL - is a fine, high-quality glass invented in 17th century in England. In order to be considered crystal rather than simple glass, the product must contain at least 10% lead oxide. The lead oxide is attributed to providing the glass with extraordinary qualities of brilliance.