Insouciant Studios Tea Garden Earrings Floral Lampwork
Insouciant Studios "Tea Garden" earrings featuring a striking combination of deep red garnets set against bright green and white floral lampwork beads. 14k Gold Fill Construction & earwires. These earrings are rich and intriguing, with unexpected complexity and a sense of mirth.
Total Length 2 1/4 inches (5.5 cm)
1/2 inch wide (1.5 cm)
Garnets are an entire group of minerals with the general formula [(A3)(B2)Si3O12]. Colors in garnets range from black, red, pink, violet, to yellow, brown, and green. Pyrope and Almandine are notable for their rich red colors, while Spessartine is pink/ violet, and Grossular and Andradite display yellow, brown, and green shades. Uvarovite is a distinctive emerald green color. Garnets have a hardness of around 7 on the Mohs scale and a resinous luster.