These stylish earrings feature 12mm round polished strawberry quartz beads. The “strawberry” flecks within the quartz are an iron oxide-hydroxide mineral called Lepidocrocite, also known as esmeraldite or hydrohematite. These earrings are accented with delicate sterling silver Art Nouveau style swirls and beads, these earrings are approximately 1-3/4 inches long by about 1/2 inch wide on bright sterling silver lever back ear wires.
• Setting Specifications •
—Style: lever back ear wire
—Metal type: Sterling silver
• Gemstone Specifications •
Shape: Sphere bead
Enhancement Code(s): (N) Natural
____________________________________________American Gem Trade Association Gemstone Enhancement Codes
Enhancement: Any treatment process other than cutting and polishing that improves the appearance (color/clarity/phenomena), durability, or availability of a gemstone.
No modification; natural stones which are not currently known to be enhanced (or currently has no known modification process).