"Vintage Charoite Sterling Silver Earrings" 1888 Found Treasure
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This 1888 Design is a:
Reimagined Components: Vintage sterling silver studded earrings with purple Charoite stone
Also called the “lilac stone”, Charoite has a violet-lavender color surrounded by other various black, grey and white elements. With a relatively short history of first being discovered in the 1940s in Russia, geologists named the stone after the Russian word “chary”, meaning magic/charms. Being a stone of insight and a “soul stone”, this purple specimen reminds one to live in the now and make as many unforgettable memories as you can. This stone is also helpful with overcoming obsessive compulsive behaviors and keeping one’s desires in balance.
~1888’s Found Treasures~
In keeping with 1888’s company mission to educate and preserve vintage & antique historical works, we occasionally decide that some things are better left as they are!
After each artifact or specimen has been discovered it is sent through a careful restoration process before being used in a design. If a particularly unique patina is found to add design value to an artifact, it's preserved & sealed to ensure its longevity & protection.