Square Purple 4mm Crystal Stud Earring
This is a Square Purple 4mm Crystal Stud Earring. Sharp imagery comes from these earrings which give your ears that classical look. Lovely and elegant evening wear which will catch that light at all the right angles. Rhinestones were rock crystals gathered from the river Rhine, hence the name.
Austrian Crystal is not a trademark in of itself but it might as well be. Austrian Crystal is man made, essentially a creative cutting of hand blown glass. Thanks to Daniel Swarovski who invented the modern Rhinestone, Austria has an enduring place in costume jewelry history. In 1955 the Aurora Borealis, a thin coating applied to crystal stones to produce an iridescent effect. It tends to reflect whatever colour is worn near it.
It was first discovered in Sri Lanka but the first one made for a purpose was industrial and the Russians used it in their laser technology. Through that industry someone saw the potential as a jewel in jewellery making. There are many colours that can be produced in Cubic Zirconia. Although it is sometimes looked upon as a cheap Diamond Simulant, in actuality it can be a valuable gem. These earrings are nickel free and hypoallergenic for sensitive ears.