Classic Etruscan Drop Earrings
Three balls of granulation with a solid tear drop dangle in 10k rose gold. Classic, great earring.
-approx.- 3/4" drop
-locking french ear wires
Granulation is a technique whereby the smith heats a silver (or gold) wire to form a ball, then cuts and solders these handmade balls into decorative, elaborate patterns. This technique has been widely used since pre-Roman times and continues today in many cultures around the world