Ancient jewelry made abundant use of carnelian. It was often seen alongside turquoise and lapis lazuli. Egyptian Pharaohs revered carnelian and believed it brought them protection. These luscious, bright orange carnelians pair beautifully with ancient inspired solid 22k gold bezels on a pure silver back sheet with granulated accents. 18k hand crafted ear wires. Stamped with artist’s hallmark on the back. Earrings come with translucent firm rubber hypoallergenic ear wire guards.