Bi

Bi

Bi  A bi (from Chinese) is jadeite discoid with a central hole. These doughnut-shaped gem disks are used for pendants, bracelets and earrings. In the Western world, they became popular around 1920. Art Deco Burmese Jadeite and Enamel Bi...
Chandelier Earrings

Chandelier Earrings

Chandelier Earrings. Chandelier Earrings Chandelier style, also known as girandole, are characterized by a bow, central stone or circular cluster of stones at the top from which are suspended three gemstone drops. The tops, as well as the drops, can be simple to...
Clutch Backing

Clutch Backing

Clutch Backing A clutch is a small finding that slides onto the post of an earring in order to secure the earring to the earlobe. They can be held in place by friction (friction back) or twisted onto a threaded post (sometimes referred to as a nut.) The friction style...
Day and Night

Day and Night

Day and Night Aquamarine and Diamond Earrings – The Aquamarine Pendant is Detachable Day and night earrings have an upper earring or ear stud, suspending another detachable ornament. The top part of the earring is to be worn alone for daytime, the pendant added...