Laguna Lace Agate and Garnet Hoop Earrings
Gorgeous and beautifully matched Laguna Lace Agate gemstones are the focal point of these versatile earrings. Each stone is prong-set in a wire basket, then hand-soldered to a sterling hoop, with a soldered sterling post and back. Two sparkling 5mm faceted garnet stones adorn the hoops for extra flash. The stones have shades of gray, brown, red, ivory, and rust with striped patterning. The silver has been oxidized and polished to a soft, matte finish. Earrings measure 1 1/2" long and 13/16" at widest point. Completely hand-made and one of a kind!
Laguna Agate is the most highly praised banded agate in the world. It is known for its extremely tight banding and vibrant shades of red and scarlet. Laguna Agate is found in an area covering roughly four square miles in a remote mountain range in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Laguna Agate is said to help bind groups tightly together, and would greatly benefit educators, counselors, and professional coordinators. It also thought to stimulate the imagination and inspiration of writers and artists, and has the power of weaving complex themes into a work of art, as well as to enhance mental function by improving concentration, perception, and analytical abilities.
Garnets are said to revitalize, purify and balance energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. Inspires love and devotion.