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Sterling Silver Faceted Amethyst Beaded Dangling Earrings
Sterling Silver Faceted Amethyst Beaded Dangling Earrings
Sterling Silver Faceted Amethyst Beaded Dangling Earrings
Sterling Silver Faceted Amethyst Beaded Dangling Earrings

Sterling Silver Faceted Amethyst Beaded Dangling Earrings

Regular price $85.99

Material: Genuine Sterling Silver (925 silver, 92.5% silver content)
Stone(s): genuine faceted amethyst 
Overall Dimension of Each (including hooks): 2.75 x 0.4 x 0.4 inches
Back Type: Hook
Weight: 8.7 grams
Stamp/Mark: 925
Serial Number: e25619

Amethyst is an extremely sought-after gem which has been valued by many civilizations since antiquity. A variety of vitreous quartz, amethyst often forms dramatic prismatic crystals which are often formed into jewelry without being cut. Brazil and Uruguay are common sources of high quality amethyst. In the early Christian church, amethyst was believed to guard against intoxication, hence its derivation from the Greek "amethustos," meaning "not drunk."