A renescance period design like this is warm living thing. Has to be loved and respected. Diamond-cut amethyst are bezel-mounted in a unique vermeil setting. 24k gold over sterling silver, embellished with filigree scroll work. Hoop backs for pierced ears. Size: 1 5/8 inches.
...It adds soul to the piece...
The Industrial Revolution profoundly affected the making and wearing of jewelry. Mechanized minin techniques, as well as the worldwide discoveries of large mineral deposits, meant that a large supply of gems was suddenly available to everyone.