Diamonds, Black Onyx, and Rutilated Quartz Drop Earrings
These luxurious Black Onyx and pave diamond statement earrings are truly timeless. Simple, classy, and elegant, they can be worn with jeans or a black dress and will never go out of style.
Black Onyx and rutilated quartz gemstones were handselected and matched to create this beautiful earring pair. These earrings are individually set in solid 18 karat yellow gold and accented with 212 round white brilliant diamonds, totaling 1.41 total carat weight
Every single gemstone is unique and different than the next. Rutile needles (composed of titanium oxide) form inside quartz crystals growing in the Earth and are then called "rutilated quartz". Rutilated Quartz Gemstone post set over mother of pearl.
Although onyx is found worldwide, the most important place of its mining is Brazil. In addition to that it also occurs in India, California, U.S.A, Uruguay, China, India, and Madagascar. Black Onyx is a microcrystalline quartz called chalcedony. It became a desired gemstone among the Romans as they associated it with courage and it is thought to be useful when one is defending him or herself against unfair criticism. In many countries black onyx signifies regeneration and new beginning. So onyx is often prescribed as a healing agent for old emotional wounds and moving ahead by forgetting the past experiences of bad relationship. It is believed to fill the wearer with a gift of eloquence in the time of expressing his or her love for the new romantic interest in life. This is also believed to cure bad habits of the individuals. For absent minded people onyx prove to be very helpful in increasing the concentration level and calming down the mind in the chaotic situations of life. Onyx is mystical birth stone for the month of December. It is also the birth stone for the zodiac sign of Leo. It is the alternate birth stone for February and anniversary gemstone for 16th wedding anniversary.
Handcrafted in 18-karat yellow gold.
Detailed in black onyx, rutilated quartz and pave border of diamonds.
Pave border with 148 white round brilliant cut diamonds, 1.10 total carat weight.
Post back earring with large backs for full support.
Handcrafted in America.