These earrings are a great way to highlight the beautiful rondelles of Mookaite Jasper. Almost the entire color range of Mookaite Jasper can be seen in these earrings, ranging from Mauve to gray to creamy white to mustard yellow. These rondelles have been skewered on a flame patinated Copper pin and are separated by granulated Copper discs. The earwires used are of Niobium which are hypoallergenic.
Jaspers have been used as ornamental and gemstones from ancient times. They are microcrystalline Quartz in association with a variety of other minerals which give the Jaspers colorful patterns and bands. Jaspers are often named according to its color or patterns. Mookaite (also known as Moukaite) Jasper is found in Australia and the different combinations of clay and iron oxide gives it a wide range of colors, from white to mustard yellow to brick red and mauve.
Length: slightly longer than 2.75 inches from your piercing. inches from your piercing.
Bead size: 5 x 7 mm rondelles.
All ear wires from Sundancegems come with a clear medical grade PVC ear clutch or stopper. These fit snug on the ear wire, and prevent you from loosing your earrings.
Care: Clean with soft fabric, or non-abrasive polishing cloth. Avoid direct contact with perfumes, hairspray, and deodorants. Jewelry should be worn after application of cosmetics. Store wrapped in soft fabric or sealed in plastic bag.
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