Earrings by caroline finlay Deep Blue Vitreous Enamel with 3 dark grey oxidised, silver free-form loops.The main enamelled detail has been textured with punches that show through the rich, transparent, blue enamel. The nature of the techniques used in making means each piece is unique and no two pieces are identical.The enamel is a glossy finished. Ancient technique of Basse-taille with contemporary design. Lots of movement when worn. Features Primary Material : silver Other Materials : enamel Length (mm) : 80 Fitting Type : Hook Dimensions (mm) : 80 x 30 x 1 One of a Kind : No Metal : sterling silver Hallmarked : Yes Wire Material : sterling silver Finish : oxidised Cleaning InstructionsEnamel can be washed in warm soapy water, with a soft brush if it becomes discoloured. A little vaseline can be applied to all pieces to help enhance oxidisation and enamel colour. Vitreous enamel is glass and although pieces are fairly hardwearing, care should be taken not to apply force or scratch the surface. Oxidisation can wear off with silver dip, abrasion or household chemical e.g. bleach. Tarnish on satin finished silver can be removed with silver dip clean.When not worn keep piece wrapped in acid free tissue paper (provided) to help prevent tarnishing.