rUBY is the birthstone for July and all my Ruby pieces are currently discounted. Also Peridot pieces are a bargain right now (you can get ahead for those August birthdays)! Discount added at checkout. Please message me with any questions!💎💕


Christine Alexander Fine Jewellery

Regular price £87.00

Oh, behold these adorable nuggets of joy – a pair of teeny-tiny 9ct Yellow Gold drop earrings that are basically the epitome of dinkiness! Picture this: a teardrop design, sprinkled with the magic of Cubic Zirconia stones, making them the daintiest little things you ever did see. From the top of the stud to the bottom of the drop, it's a mere 13mm, and they're a snug 5mm wide. Talk about petite perfection! And yes, they come with those trusty 9ct Gold butterfly backs to keep them securely in place.

But hey, if these darlings aren't quite hitting the mark for your jewellery cravings, fret not! I've got a treasure trove of drop earrings waiting for you. Just shoot me a message, and I'll sprinkle some images and prices your way, so you can browse from the comfort of your cosy armchair. It's like a jewellery shopping spree without leaving your happy place!

Now, let's dive into a little gem talk. Cubic Zirconia, the unsung hero of sparkle, has been rocking the scene as a Diamond substitute and a rebel against those pesky Conflict Diamonds. We're talking about breaking free from the clutches of price-fixing practices by major Diamond producers, and, of course, the monopoly era of De Beers from the 1870s to the early 2000s. While they might not hold the same power now, the demand for Diamonds is still skyrocketing, thanks to emerging markets like India and China.

And here's where Cubic Zirconia swoops in – not just a shiny stand-in but a potential solution to combat conflict Diamonds. The Kimberley Process might not be the superhero we thought it was, with studies showing that conflict Diamonds are still making their sneaky way into our markets. So, Cubic Zirconia steps up, offering an alternative to boycotting and fighting the unethical practices funded by Diamonds.

But, and there's always a but, the long-term fix? A robust system to trace the origin of these stones. It's like a jewellery detective story waiting to unfold. 🕵️‍♀️💎✨

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