Larimar and Sterling Silver Chain Earrings

I took Sterling Silver pearl attaching cups and glued them to six beautiful Larimar spheres.

I attached those to Sterling Silver chain. That chain I'd already secured to two Sterling Set clear rhinestone parts that had a loop at the top and one at the bottom. Then I slipped my finished drops onto hand made (here) Sterling Silver earwires.

Thus, I've once again had the please of working with my favorite stone, Larimar from no other place than one mine in the Dominican Republic and only discovered in 1974.

It is the brilliance of the blue that makes this my favorite stone. Maybe it's because people have been talking to me about my blue eyes since I as born. Or maybe it is because it's a one-of-a-kind natural world color.

If I were at that end of a brightly lit hall and wearing these earrings, people at the other end would see them in a way I don't think they'd see anything else.

Not only is Larimar an incredible color of blue, it's one the carries its color to the hilt.

Recently I purchased 8 AAA Larimar spheres. They'd been checked out at the Larimar museum in the Dominican Republic by my source. I wanted to know how much lovelier AAA stones would be than the Larimar spheres I use.

Was I disappointed when they came in the mail? No. Not really. I had to let go of the amount of money I paid for them. I was actually thrilled, because they looked exactly like all of the Larimar orbs I buy from my less expensive vendor that don't have inclusions. That is most of them. Most of my Larimar beads are AAA I now know. Most have no inclusions and are this desired blue with an occasional wisp of cloud.

So, for these earrings, because I was using all Sterling Silver, I picked six of my prettiest beads in the best color.

In photo number two you will see how they looked before my husband saw them. He's a pretty good collaborator on what looks good. He told me that he felt the pair of earrings would look much more "elegant" if I removed the fourth strand. By now you know, of course, that the fourth strand on each drop had a tiny sea turtle on it. I thought sea turtles and the Caribbean Sea were congruent.

I still have those turtle drops, and I'll put them back on at no additional cost if a buyer wants them. I don't think the turtles are Sterling, though. Although they look like the other parts, until I acid test them, I'm going to assume they are high quality heavily Sterling Silver plated copper.

(When I buy silver plated parts, I make sure they are plated onto copper.)

I knew what I'm about to tell you would happen when I was gluing on my pearl cups: I knew that the bottom bead holes would be visible if the beads were turned at an angle. I also knew that because they are hanging drops, those holes wouldn't show up when the earrings are on a person. I was correct. I also know that I have enough sterling silver head pins to fill those six holes. I'd just snip them very close to the flat head. Actually, consider it done. I'm going to love this pair of earrings even more then. Most other times I use beads as drops there is a ball or head pin at the bottom. Why not here. I'll put up new pictures once I've done that. But, when I list new Larimar earrings they often get sold in the first day or two, so if you want them, please click on buy. I can always email you a photo of the finished pair with Sterling silver headpins. (I always capitalize Larimar and Sterling out of respect for them.)

I didn't position the earrings for the photos to hide those holes. I made sure you would see them. I wanted you to know they are there. That is how confident I am that no one will see them. I don't even think anyone would notice them if they got them as a gift. The photos make them look bigger than they look in real life.

Without the turtle chain, the earrings measure 2" from the top bends in the earwires to the bottoms of the drops. With the turtle strand, they measure just under 2.5".

Thanks for coming. I love knowing my efforts are not in vain. Just knowing there are people who like to see new items in my shop keeps me making them, so my thanks is really sincere.

Item ID: 2545


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue, Size: 2"

Larimar and Sterling Silver Chain Earrings

Larimar and Sterling Silver Chain Earrings
Larimar and Sterling Silver Chain Earrings
Larimar and Sterling Silver Chain Earrings
Larimar and Sterling Silver Chain Earrings

I took Sterling Silver pearl attaching cups and glued them to six beautiful Larimar spheres.

I attached those to Sterling Silver chain. That chain I'd already secured to two Sterling Set clear rhinestone parts that had a loop at the top and one at the bottom. Then I slipped my finished drops onto hand made (here) Sterling Silver earwires.

Thus, I've once again had the please of working with my favorite stone, Larimar from no other place than one mine in the Dominican Republic and only discovered in 1974.

It is the brilliance of the blue that makes this my favorite stone. Maybe it's because people have been talking to me about my blue eyes since I as born. Or maybe it is because it's a one-of-a-kind natural world color.

If I were at that end of a brightly lit hall and wearing these earrings, people at the other end would see them in a way I don't think they'd see anything else.

Not only is Larimar an incredible color of blue, it's one the carries its color to the hilt.

Recently I purchased 8 AAA Larimar spheres. They'd been checked out at the Larimar museum in the Dominican Republic by my source. I wanted to know how much lovelier AAA stones would be than the Larimar spheres I use.

Was I disappointed when they came in the mail? No. Not really. I had to let go of the amount of money I paid for them. I was actually thrilled, because they looked exactly like all of the Larimar orbs I buy from my less expensive vendor that don't have inclusions. That is most of them. Most of my Larimar beads are AAA I now know. Most have no inclusions and are this desired blue with an occasional wisp of cloud.

So, for these earrings, because I was using all Sterling Silver, I picked six of my prettiest beads in the best color.

In photo number two you will see how they looked before my husband saw them. He's a pretty good collaborator on what looks good. He told me that he felt the pair of earrings would look much more "elegant" if I removed the fourth strand. By now you know, of course, that the fourth strand on each drop had a tiny sea turtle on it. I thought sea turtles and the Caribbean Sea were congruent.

I still have those turtle drops, and I'll put them back on at no additional cost if a buyer wants them. I don't think the turtles are Sterling, though. Although they look like the other parts, until I acid test them, I'm going to assume they are high quality heavily Sterling Silver plated copper.

(When I buy silver plated parts, I make sure they are plated onto copper.)

I knew what I'm about to tell you would happen when I was gluing on my pearl cups: I knew that the bottom bead holes would be visible if the beads were turned at an angle. I also knew that because they are hanging drops, those holes wouldn't show up when the earrings are on a person. I was correct. I also know that I have enough sterling silver head pins to fill those six holes. I'd just snip them very close to the flat head. Actually, consider it done. I'm going to love this pair of earrings even more then. Most other times I use beads as drops there is a ball or head pin at the bottom. Why not here. I'll put up new pictures once I've done that. But, when I list new Larimar earrings they often get sold in the first day or two, so if you want them, please click on buy. I can always email you a photo of the finished pair with Sterling silver headpins. (I always capitalize Larimar and Sterling out of respect for them.)

I didn't position the earrings for the photos to hide those holes. I made sure you would see them. I wanted you to know they are there. That is how confident I am that no one will see them. I don't even think anyone would notice them if they got them as a gift. The photos make them look bigger than they look in real life.

Without the turtle chain, the earrings measure 2" from the top bends in the earwires to the bottoms of the drops. With the turtle strand, they measure just under 2.5".

Thanks for coming. I love knowing my efforts are not in vain. Just knowing there are people who like to see new items in my shop keeps me making them, so my thanks is really sincere.

Item ID: 2545


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue, Size: 2"

$32 USD

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