14k Rose Gold and 18k Green Gold Earrings with Brilliant Tsavorite Garnets
Dazzling pop of spring color!
From the romantic Victorian inspired collection: Sonnet
Handmade by Marla Trudine
*A Note on Tsavorite:
Emerald has always been the rarest and most valuable of the green gemstones. But its preeminence is challenged by an even rarer gem from Africa, the chrome green tsavorite garnet. While emerald continues to be a classic gem, many gem dealers would argue that fine tsavorite is in many ways superior to all but the very finest emeralds.
Compared to emerald, tsavorite is a more brilliant and fiery gem, with color saturation that can be matched by only the finest emeralds. Where emerald tends to have a sleepy look, due to its lower refractive index and many inclusions, fine tsavorite is relatively clean and transparent with twice the dispersion (fire) of emerald.
Unlike emerald, tsavorite is always completely natural and untreated. Because of its many surface-reaching inclusions, emerald is almost always fracture-filled with oil or resins.