Alpaca Silver Gemstone Teardrop Earrings (Mexico)

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    Alpaca Silver Gemstone Teardrop Earrings (Mexico)
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    These lovely handcrafted teardrop earrings are created in Mexico by female artisans and feature shepherds hook clasps. Crafted with Alpaca silver and multicolored gemstones, these earrings are a distinctive addition to any womans jewelry collection.

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    ITEM#: 13484106

    These alpaca silver earrings are handmade by female artisans in Mexico. This lovely jewelry features a mosaic of polished gemstones and resin in a teardop design.

    Product Features:
    • Polished gemstones, resin
    • Teardrop mosaic design
    • Metal: Alpaca silver
    • Finish: High polish
    • Clasp: Shepherd's hooks
    • Earrings measures 20 mm wide x 30 mm long

    Story Behind the Art:
    The artisans of Tecalpulco, Mexico have long been known for their silver and abalone jewelry. Art Camp, short for Artesanas Campesinas or rural women artisans, is a women-owned cooperative that continues this tradition. The women have become business women, understanding the importance of customer service, quality and design. The jewelry product range includes semi-precious stones, shells or tiny flowers captured in resin accentuated by silver alloys or precious metals. The tradition of fine Mexican jewelry is present in each piece.

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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    Specs

    Features
    Color Multi
    Style Teardrop
    Material Gemstone Metal Stone
    Metal Silver
    Stone Gemstone
    Gemstone Abalone Multi-Stone Shell
    Worldstock Country Mexico
    Gemstone Color Multi
    Product Features Handmade
    Dimensions See description
    Materials Hypoallergenic Hook, Alpaca Silver , resin and stone inlay
    Model Number MJEMD3_229031

    Customer Reviews


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    • Cool Mom

      Beautiful earrings but a little on the heavy side.

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    • Wonderful earrings

      These are even more beautiful than they appear in the picture. The quality is good and the size is perfect.

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    • Beautiful Earrings

      These earrings are so colorful, there is no way to describe how they jump out at you. They are well polished, not heavy at all and perfectly symmetrical. I love them

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    • Great Looking

      Aztec looking stone and style

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    • Alpaca Teardrops

      Earrings are colorful and nicely made!...however I am really disappointed that they do not match in size....it doesn't seem hard to have paired 2 of equal size and shape together.

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    • vivid colors

      I didn't pay attention to the size description, so they were a little longer that I prefer. The colors are just as the picture shows--really vivid. I love gemstone jewelry and these fit right into my taste and budget. I would definitely recommend them to a friend and I will purchase again in the future

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    • BEAUTIFUL EARRINGS

      On my earrings the length of the teardrop is 1 inch with the widest part of the teardrop measuring 3/4 inch. These earrings have a variety of colors in them. Only upon close observation does one see that this is caused by the inlay of 6 different stones, the same color and position in each earrings. They are not for newly-pierced ears as there is a small weight to them. I purchased these earrings with the Alpaca Silver Inlaid Stone Turtle Pendant (Mexico). All three are a good match.

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    • Very pretty

      I bought these as a gift for a friend but they are so pretty I think I'll keep them for myself! Very lightweight and the perfect length.

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    • Disappointed

      After waiting several weeks for the earrings to arrive, I was very disappointed when I opened the package. I was expecting vividly colored, handmade earrings, like the description. I honestly thought the earrings looked junky and mass-produced. I would not recommend this product.

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    • Disappointing quality

      I ordered these earrings for a Christmas gift, but I was a little taken aback by the lack of matching patterns. One earring looks exactly like the illustration, the other does not. When I tried to return them for this reason, I learned it would cost almost *! I have been a Club O member for several years. I paid no shipping to receive these ** earrings, and I refuse to pay almost a third of the price to return them! I would not recommend these earrings. With this kind of customer service (I have not paid shipping in the past to return larger items) I don't think I will continue to recommend Overstock.com!

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    Questions & Answers

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    • Why do the earrings I received look nothing like the picture. ..they have the same stone colors...but the design looks very different. ..the variation is such that the earrings could be a complete different style for sale.

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    • Why did you choose this product?

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      • Great Looking!!

      • I lost one of the earrings and I really liked them so I re-ordered a set so now if I lose one, I'll still have a pair.

      • I choose this product because of the colors, very versatile. I like the quality of the fashion jewelry on overstock.com.

      • the shape & colors

      • Very Nice!

      • I like the story of the earrings and the color.

      • The colors are beautiful I hope the quality is just as beautiful.

      • I choose these earrings because of the beautiful, vivid colors.

      • I really think these are beautiful.

      • Looks arty and handmade.

      • They were pretty

      • Would go with a lot of my clothes

      • The colors and design are unique.

      • unique color combination

      • I love Mexican jewelry. They will worn with multiple outfits.

      • gift for friend who likes unique jewelry

      • I like the variety of colors

      • As I stated before any thing I feel someone may not possess and it's beautiful too, I have to have it!

      • Loved the vibrant colors, and they looked as if they were well finished.

      • Birthday present, she loves tourquise

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    • These earrings say they have been shipped and delivered. I have not received anything. Please advise.

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      • Hello frisco20011, you will be contacted by Customer Care. Have a great day.

    • Please check whether these earrings are in fact hypoallergenic. Nickel is included in the list of metals in Alpaca silver, and nickel causes the allergic reactions.

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      • They sure are. I wear them many times and ALWAYS get lots of commpliments.

      • Hello twilightknitter, These earring are stunning! I have confirmed that the hooks are hypoallergenic, but the actual earrings aren't. I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.

      • These earrings are really beautiful in person, but Overstock is wrong - the hooks are unfortunately not hypoallergenic. I'm allergic to nickel and bought them, and I'm definitely allergic to them.

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    • What is alpaca? What metals does it contain?

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      • Hi deesmess, We did some research online and found this : Alpaca silver is a common name for a metal alloy, a combination of metals, of copper, nickel and occasionally other metals such as zinc, tin, lead or cadmium. The alloy also can be called nickel silver, German silver, new silver and paktong. It is used in a variety of manufactured commercial products, as well as in technical industries. Alpaca silver was first used in China as a substitute for sterling silver. It made its way into Europe through traded goods, where it was marketed under the name of paktong or white copper. In the 18th century, several German companies adopted the use of a similar alloy, and in 1823 a competition was held to discover which alloy was the best silver imitation. Berndorf, a German manufacturer, sold their nickel silver products under the name Alpaca silver, and the term became commonly used throughout Europe. In 1840, a process called electroplating was developed, allowing a fine metal coating to be plated onto metal and non-metal object, which opened many new markets for nickel silver-plated goods. For many years, Alpaca silver was a component in several European coins, including the Portugese escudo and the German mark. With the shift in currency to the Euro, these coins are now effectively out of circulation. A form of the alloy is also used in the U.S. nickel, although the composition of 75% copper and 25% nickel is called copper-nickel in America. Thanks for shopping with us.

      • should not use "silver" in its name - misleading

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    • How long are these in INCHES?

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      • Thank you for contacting us, these are 1.18 inches long. Please let me know if you have any further question.

      • 1-3/16"

      • Almost 1-1/4"

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    • I am not familiar with mm sizes, so what is the length of this pair of earrings, please?

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    • While the description states a hypoallergenic hook, could you please advise what metal the hook is made from as I have ULTRA SENSITIVE ears. Thanks!

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