These coral-textured earrings are from Aleksandra Vali's ''Transparent Aftertaste of Summer'' Collection. They are perfect for wearing everyday or for a special occasion. These earrings are handmade from sterling silver which is Rhodium Plated to improve tarnish resistance and accented with 22 k gold (Vermeil). Lightweight and easy to wear.
- Materials: sterling silver, 22k gold
- Dimensions: 1" x 0.5" x 0.5" (2.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm)
- Techniques: carving, casting
- Approximate weight: 3 g
Vermeil is a French word describing sterling silver that is electroplated with thick plating of 22k gold. This is a chemical process that uses an electrical current to bind the two precious metals together. The Vermeil gold plating contains 3 microns thick of 22 karat gold.