Simple Gemstone Earrings
Oval gemstone set in a simple sterling silver earring with hooks.
Available in Cognac Amber, Green Amber, Goldstone, Blue Goldstone, Tiger's Eye, Blue Paua Shell, Red Paua Shell, Amethyst, Rose Quartz.
Stone Measurement: 10mm x 14mm
The Amber used by Outrage jewellers originates in the Baltic, but it can also be found in small amount in the Caribbean. Amber is frequently used in pieces of jewellery and to decorate utensils and furniture. Ancient people believed the sun’s rays were trapped in Amber and that it helps with absent-mindedness and headaches. It can also revitalise the mind, body and soul to help relieve emotional and physical wounds.
A synthetic stone created in Italy by monks practising alchemy. It is reputed to have healing properties due to its copper and gold content. It is believed enhance dreams and the will to do good.
A quartz mineral in which the crystals are needle-like and reflect the light to give an appearance of a tiger eye. This stone can help relieve asthma as well and encourage clear
Paua shell is formed from the inner nacreous shell of molluscs. It is the Maori name for edible sea snails. Paua shell is thought to strengthen and soothe the body, particularly helping with fertility and nurturing.
The chemical composition of Amethyst is SiO2 – it is a variety of quartz.
The best varieties are found in Siberia, Sri Lanka and Brazil. The colour is due to traces of iron. The Ancient Greek believed it could prevent intoxication, while medieval soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle.
A popular semi-precious stone, consisting of quartz with traces of titanium. It is known as 'The Venus Stone', as it promotes love and friendship and makes the wearer more receptive to beauty. When worn, emotions are calmed inducing a feeling of inner peace and increasing self-confidence.
Outrage Jewellers is based at the Corn Exchange, Leeds, West Yorkshire
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