9ct Yellow Gold Onyx Briolette Earrings

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A lovely pair of 9ct yellow gold earrings with black onyx briolettes. The onyx measure 15mm x 8mm and drop from a fine yellow gold shepherds hook. A classic pair of very versatile earrings. 

Onyx is a crypto crystalline quartz which is opaque and can be found with layers of white and black known as banded agate. It was used as a substitute for jet in the 20's and 30's! Quartz comes in three basic varieties and that is: crystalline such as amethyst and citrine;  crypto crystalline such as chalcedony and carnelian and massive like adventurine quartz and jasper. Quartz is the most common mineral on earth.

Weight: 2.9 grams