This listing is for a pair of earrings Natural gemstone: jade+ aquamarine Aquamarine (Harnessing the naturally soothing spirit of the beautiful ocean, aquamarine captures the vibrant healing powers of the ancient, life-giving waters of the Earth. Known in ancient folklore as the treasure of mermaids, the Aquamarine stone is an essential component to your healing gem collection because it helps to reconnect us to water, the origins of life on the planet.) Gold foil Clear crystal resin Size: 15mm X 24mm Piercing: 14K gold filled ear posts (ear-clip is available) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188766302_cb47cc0f32_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188706831_06fe0ed00d_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188765537_ba698dfd0a_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188765817_b26ea9dffd_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188767172_ef3e91cda2_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188766897_d13ad70a00_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188766717_005483fe69_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188766462_6330dae6c8_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188765292_70227f27d8_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48188765057_12aa863ce7_h.jpg **Gold-filled** Gold-filled jewelry should last decades (or longer!) as opposed to gold-plated, which has such a thin layer of gold that it starts to rub off after a short time. It is nickel and lead-free and is made by heat- and pressure-bonding a thin layer of karat gold to a brass (or other base metal) core. Karat gold covers the brass surface, making it tarnish-resistant. Rose gold filled metal has copper blended in to give it a warm rosy hue. The value of gold-filled is greater than gold-plated because gold-filled has an actual layer of karat gold, not just a microscopic film. My customers with sensitive skin love it because it doesn’t bother their sensitive ears. ** Aquamarine** Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March. The seawater color of aquamarine has given this gemstone its name as the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater. "Aqua" is the Latin word for water and "marine" means "of the sea Because of its connection to the sea, this healing crystal works to clear and cleanse the water element within our bodies, which is crucial to health and wellness, especially since we’re made up of 70% water. By reconnecting us to earth’s life-giving water element, Aquamarine helps to remove emotional toxicity and encourage feelings of inner peace. Aquamarine was considered the most appropriate morning gift to give to a bride by her groom following the consummation of their marriage. The Greeks and the Romans knew the aquamarine as the sailor’s gem, ensuring the safe and prosperous passage across stormy seas. In Medieval times, the stone was thought to reawaken the love of married couples. It was also believed to render soldiers invincible In Ancient, as well as Modern times, the aquamarine is said to have countless positive effects on the wearer. The attributes of aquamarine were first recorded by Damigeron in the second century BC. “This stone is good besides for damage to the eyes, and for all sickness, if it is put in water and given as a drink.” Pliny the Elder’s Natural History also lists the stone as an excellent cure for eye diseases. The eye was supposed to be washed in water in which an aquamarine was immersed. To cure serious eye ailments, it was recommended to place the power of the gem in the eyes each morning. Ancient Romans believed aquamarine would be useful in curing illnesses of the stomach, liver, jaws, and throat. Today, modern healers believe that the aquamarine stone aids in fluid retention, a further association with the water aspects of aquamarine. Modern healers also believe the stone will help deal with glandular disorders, as well as aiding in maintaining the health of your eyes, as the Ancient healers believed. Some consider the stone specific for treating most afflictions associated with the oral cavity. It is associated with the throat chakra, including the faculties of speech and singing, a quality perhaps associated with the therapeutic value of the color, rather than of the actual composition of the stone. There are also many beliefs that regard aquamarine as a healing stone for mental afflictions as well as physical. The stone is considered an “all-purpose” healing stone as it treats spiritual and psychological disturbances as well as physiological disorders and disease. Aquamarine is used in conjunction with the Hanged Man card of the Tarot, helping people understand the value of suspending activities in life in order to seek solitude and time for contemplation. It helps one be better in communion with an inner tranquility and is known for its ability to calm nervous tension as it is calming and soothing. Aquamarine is a wonderful stone for meditation as it quiets the mind and facilitates obtaining communication from higher planes. Clearing extra thoughts, it invokes a high state of consciousness and spiritual awareness and encourages dispassionate service to humanity. If the spiritual and physical bodies have become misaligned, aquamarine gently realigns them, releasing intuitive communication on all levels. Light-weight, durable, perfectly imperfect handmade earrings. All products are handmade, and I always give my all when making them! :) Every purchase will arrive in a nice box, ready for gift giving or keep for yourself! ▬CARE▬ The earrings are water resistant but not waterproof. Please avoid long contact with water like bathing or swimming, creams & perfumes. ▬Bulk order▬ If you are interested in a bulk order of this earring, please message our store directly for pricing and availability. ▬Shipping▬ If you need your order to leave our studio sooner, please message us or add a note when checking out and we will do our very best to accommodate.