When Christmas is in the air, thoughts turn to gift giving. If you love Christmas, then you will love these earrings. These little Hammered Sterling Silver Christmas Trees are decorated with 3 silver balls. They make a wonderful gift for yourself or for a loved one or friend.
The Sterling Silver Christmas Trees weigh in at an average of 3.3 grams per pair. Therefore, they cater to the person who likes a medium-sized earring, but doesn’t like the weight. The Sterling Silver Christmas Trees measure about 1 inch in length without including the ear wire and 1 inch wide.
The ear wires are “french wires”, commonly called “fish hooks”. However, you may replace the Sterling Silver Christmas Tree wires with clips for those who prefer a clip-on style. The craftsmen charge $10 for changing ear wires to clips. Clips increase the weight by 2 grams. The ear wires vary depending on manufacturer.
So, whether you’re looking for a gift for a friend or just wanting to treat yourself, these Sterling Silver Christmas Trees fit the bill.
Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum fineness of 925. Argentium is another alloy that is 93.5% by weight of silver and 6.5% by weight of germanium and has a fineness of .935. Argentium retains it shine without tarnishing longer than regular sterling silver.