These Carved Sterling Silver Beaded earrings become your every day go-to earrings. When you’re in a hurry and want to reach for earrings that will go with everything, then these Carved Sterling Silver Beaded earrings complete your look. Created from sterling silver wire and carved beads the lightweight dangles provide an elegant look for your jewelry wardrobe.
The symmetrical Carved Sterling Silver Beaded earrings weigh about 3 grams making them the type of earring one wants to wear every day. Therefore, they cater to the person who likes a dangly earring, but doesn’t like the weight. The Carved Sterling Silver Beaded earrings measure about 2 inches in length including the ear wire and about .275 inches wide.
The ear wires are “french wires”, commonly called “fish hooks”. However, you may replace the 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 Carved Sterling Silver Beaded earrings 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.