Here is something special for all of you who have a passion for purple. Oval cabochons of intense purple charoite are bezel set within a beaded frame of sterling silver. The gemstones are breathtaking, with mesmerizing depth and color. These large stud earrings are marked "STERLING" on the back and signed with a wind rose maker's mark. Circa 1990.
Charoite is a rare stone that is found only in Siberia, Russia. It comes in hues ranging from violet to dark purple, with swirls on the surface and a pearly luster. The meaning of Charoite is transformation.
Details.....The earrings measure 22.6mm by 29.4mm. In Excellent Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of their charm.