Chain hoop earrings.
- 18k gold filled.
- Approximately 17mm wide and 4mm thick.
Gold filled pieces are water-safe and can maintain color for up to 2-3 years with good upkeep. This does not mean that they are not 100% tarnish resistant. Gold filled pieces can lose their color if exposed to stripping chemicals. To prolong the wear of your pieces, remove before showering, swimming, etc.
GOLD FILLED: real gold permanently bonded to a base metal, usually brass or sterling silver. (5 microns of gold)
VERMEIL: a layer of gold plating via a firing process over sterling silver. (2.5 microns of gold)
GOLD PLATED: a thin layer of gold plate over a base metal, usually brass, copper, etc. (.5-1 microns of gold)
made by five and two, a woman owned business based in Fresno, California. more about them in their own words:
five and two is a jewelry collection inspired by the beauty we find in each of our customers. We like to think that we’re dreamers and maybe a little bit hopeless romantic. Our passion for life is mirrored in our handcrafted work. We’re often inspired by the free spirit lifestyle as well as the joy and love that surround us. Ethereal crystals and dainty chains are just a few of our favorite things that remain strong themes in each collection.