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 £88.00

Oh, darlings, let's dive into the world of earrings that are basically a party for your ears! 🎉✨

This single stunner isn't just beautiful; it's versatile too. Pop it into different ear holes, mix it up a bit, and you've got yourself a whole new look. But hey, just so you know, this baby were born to rock your helix piercing!

Now, let's talk bling. These Cubic Zirconia stones? Trust me, they're not just shiny; they're the kind of bright that'll make your ears the centre of attention. Talk about adding some serious sparkle and oomph to your style. 😉

Oh, and size-wise, I've got options! You can pick it up in 6mm and 8mm post lengths. Plus, if you're all about that Yellow Gold glam, guess what? I've got a 9ct yellow gold version that's pure perfection.

Now, when it comes to your jewellery, let's treat it like the royalty it is. Each piece deserves its own soft pouch or a box with compartments – no crowding allowed! Keep those treasures away from direct sunlight, and remember, the harder gemstones shouldn't rub shoulders with the softer ones. They'll appreciate the VIP treatment, I promise! 💍🌞

Oh, and about White Gold, my lovelies, it's a bit of a mixed bag. It's an alloy of Gold and another white metal, like nickel, Silver, or Palladium. But here's the thing, White Gold's properties can vary based on what metals are hanging out in there and how much. You see, the term "White Gold" is thrown around pretty loosely in the jewellery world. It covers a wide range of colours, from pale yellow to a hint of brown or even a super faint rose. 😯

Now, let's get to the nitty-gritty. In the jewellery biz, they often use Gold–Palladium–Silver and Gold–Nickel–Copper–Zinc mixes for White Gold. But here's a little heads-up: nickel, found in some White Gold alloys, can be a bit of a party-pooper. It might trigger an allergic reaction if you wear it for a long time (especially on wristwatch casings).

And guess what? Gold isn't always 100% pure Gold. Sometimes, it's got a touch of a mercury alloy from its production, which could also be a potential allergy trigger. 🤷‍♀️

Now, for the cautious folks out there, like me, who like to keep it safe, I source my White Gold from within the EU where they tend to go with the Gold–Palladium–Silver mix. But here's the bummer: with vintage pieces, you're kind of playing jewellery roulette; you can't always tell what mix you're dealing with. So, I often opt for a little extra insurance and have the item re-plated with Rhodium – that's like a shield to minimise any risks. For all you newbies in the White Gold game, here's a little secret: new White Gold items are typically treated to some Rhodium plating too.

But hey, to keep that plating looking fresh, avoid taking a dip in the pool. Chlorine is like kryptonite for Rhodium, and it can speed up the wear and tear. 😬

Now, if you're ever in a bling bind and need a refresh, no worries – it's a piece of cake to have your items re-plated. 🍰✨

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