Look stunning wearing leaves of gold in a garden of handcrafted beauty. Ancient granulation comes alive in tiny leaf shapes on pure 22 karat gold caps. Flowers of crystal in hand carved teardrops.
Granulation takes years of practice using the purest of metals. Each tiny granule is made by hand and making enough for one piece of jewelry can take weeks. Each granule is then placed one by one on the piece with a tiny brush. The piece is heated almost to the melting point. At that precise moment, the granules fuse and become one with item being granulated. Look at museum collections featuring ancient jewelry and you'll recognize this technique. 22k gold won't dull or tarnish. Cleaning requires simply a gentle dip into soapy water; pat dry.
- 22 karat gold granulated caps
- hand carved rock crystal teardrops
- 18 karat ear wires
- crystals measure 10 x 20 mm
- hang about 1 inch from the earlobe
- protective ear guards for security