Christine Alexander Fine Jewellery

Regular price £270.00

The perfect little girl, September birthday or dainty jewellery lover stud earrings.

These fabulous 5mm natural Madagascar blue sapphires are set onto fine solid 9ct White Gold basket settings, which are fused onto 9ct White Gold posts with a shiny hand polished finish. The earring backs are also made of 9ct White Gold and are equally comfortable and very secure. Sapphires are 5mm Brilliant cut, or .5cts each, and a beautiful cornflower blue.

The uniqueness of these high-quality sapphires means that you may get a different pair of the ones pictured above. Please be assured that I carefully select and match each stone with great care, in order to offer you an equally beautiful pair of earrings.

Also available in 9ct Yellow Gold, and a matching pendant is available for both metals.

Go ahead, spoil yourself!

Sapphires are known and revered the world  over for their beauty and mystery. In western civilisations  the Sapphire has long been the traditional stone of choice  to set alongside Diamonds for a man wanting to express his love and commitment to someone special. The unquestionably  exquisite and perfectly turned out Mrs. Simpson received many gems from Edward VIII. Indeed, she was so proud of  one bracelet, designed by Van Cleef and Arpels, that apparently she asked her tailor to shorten the sleeves of all her dresses and blouses so that everyone could see  her Sapphires. Late in 2010, the late Princess Diana's engagement ring once again became popular when her eldest son Prince William gave his mother's ring to Kate Middleton when they got engaged in October 2010. Sapphires  come in a range of colours, from summer sky blues to jet black, colourless and all colours in between. The wide array of differing hues seen in Sapphires is due to the presence of different impurities found in their  crystal structure. Chromium trapped inside Corundum allows us to enjoy Pink Sapphire and in larger quantities gives us the Ruby (when Corundum is red it is renamed Ruby instead of Sapphire).

White gold is usually enhanced with Rhodium plating. To preserve this plating, avoid swimming in your jewellery as chlorine in particular can cause faster degradation. Chlorine is present in small amounts in tap water, so it is best to avoid getting your jewellery wet where possible.  It is a simple matter to have items re-plated.

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