Estimated to date from the 1970's, this pretty estate find is a great accent for any face. Styled in 925 sterling silver, each earrings features a rhodolite garnet cut is a faceted oval shape. Four prong mounted stone measures 7mm x 5.5mm. Each stone is approximately 2.5 CWT.
Stud earrings measure 1/2" and have a combined weight of 3.5 grams. They stays secure with a post ad butterfly cap. In excellent condition, they are hallmarked 925. Thanks for shopping with me today.
Rhodolite tends to be lighter in color than most other kinds of red garnet. It can sometimes be confused with ruby because of the similarity in color. The mixture of red and violet in rhodolite is very attractive.
Deposits are found in Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand and the USA (North Carolina).