Chinese Turquoise & Auger Earrings
Origins/Source/Inspiration- Chinese Turquoise/Cabochon Cut Gemstone, a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate. Collected Auger Shell accent charm, translated into production mold for lost wax casting process to design ear wires.
Chinese Turquoise approximate size 10x13mm in hand-fabricated prong setting. Setting has a frame of metal on the backside to show the reverse of the stone. Gemstone setting is attached to Auger Shell charm accent, 6x2mm in French style ear wires, All metal is sterling silver with a blackened finish. Total length, 30mm.