These bold green peridot gemstone earrings are wrapped with sterling silver wire and sterling hooks. They have a dainty 1″ drop for those who prefer a simple, minimalist look.
Peridot is the traditional birthstone for August, and a lovely birthday gift for your August born Leo and Cancer friends!
(July 23–August 22 = Leo / August 23–September 22 = Virgo)
MEASUREMENTS + MATERIALS:
✭ Measure about 1.25″ long total, or about 1″ from the base of the earlobe.
✭ Hand crafted using faceted rainbow moonstone beads, sterling silver wire + sterling silver earring hooks
The pair shown here is representative of the style and quality that you’ll receive; due to their handcrafted nature each pair will have minor variances. One of the photos shows them next to a ruler for scale.
FOLKLORIC PROPERTIES ✫
Across time and culture, peridot has been linked to the sun and nature. In Ancient Egypt, peridot was known as “the gem of the sun”. It was believed to drive away nightmares and darkness, bringing happiness and energy to the owner. In Hawaiian folklore, it is said that peridot symbolizes tears of the fire goddess Pele.
✫ I share these old tales out of a love of folklore and storytelling, they’re not intended as medical or spiritual advice. Believe it if you need it, if you don’t just pass it on ♥