Earrings by Kate Smith Our layered spiral gold earrings give you two pairs of in one! A removable, oxidised silver back gives you the option to wear as a single layer (shown in image).Round, domed earrings with delicate spiral patterning.Gold front layers measure 10mm in diameter. Oxidised back layers measure 12mm in diameter.Also available as single layered, smaller 9 carat gold studs.Some of other items that perfectly complement these earrings are our hollow gold domed pendant and our hollow gold domed brooch. Features Primary Material : gold Other Materials : oxidised sterling silver Fitting Type : Post Dimensions (mm) : 12 One of a Kind : No Metal : 9ct yellow gold Hallmarked : Yes Wire Material : 9ct yellow gold Cleaning InstructionsPerfumes, lotions and chemicals can all affect the look of jewellery over time.Using a soft (old!) toothbrush and warm soapy water can remove build-up of dirt/discolouration.Using hairdryer (on a low setting) afterwards will help to avoid water marks on your jewellery.Avoid contact with harsh chemicals, especially when wearing jewellery with gemstones.Wearing your jewellery (rather than keeping it hidden away in a box) is actually the best way to avoid tarnishing on silver! Your skins natural oils help to form a barrier against oxidisation. FinishesFinishes that are applied to our jewellery can alter over time, simply due to everyday wear. This is more applicable to rings and bangles; satin & frosted finished pieces may become shinier with wear and polished items can become slightly duller with time.