“Turquoise” & Plume Agate Earrings

$100.00

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These doublet style earrings are a translucent plume agate backed with a dyed material (imitation turquoise) as the backing. The most important thing you need to know is that this doublet style with a turquoise backing is based on a clever design I first saw being sold by @rareearthminingco.

Doubleting is a common trick in lapidary to give moss and plume agates depth. Usually a black backing is used, basalt or jasper, to make the plumes pop. I had never seen someone using a turquoise backing to make a somewhat underwater looking scene until recently! Very clever, and I really want to give credit to where I saw it first.

The stones are 32mm wide and hang 58mm on hammered 14k gold fill wire. The earrings weigh 4 grams each.

All items are shipped USPS First Class Mail within the USA and USPS First Class International shipping for orders outside the USA.