Earrings by caroline finlay Deep turquoise vitreous enamel earring with 3 dark grey oxidised, silver free-form loops. The main enamelled detail has been textured with punches that show through the rich, transparent, turquoise enamel. The nature of the techniques used in making means each piece is unique and no two pieces are identical. The enamel is gloss finished. Ancient technique of Basse-taille with contemporary design. Lots of movement when worn. Enamelled piece is 2x2cm approximately. Features Primary Material : silver Other Materials : enamel Length (mm) : 80 Fitting Type : Hook Dimensions (mm) : 80x30x1 One of a Kind : No Metal : sterling silver Hallmarked : No Wire Material : sterling silver Finish : oxidised silver 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. When not worn keep piece wrapped in acid free tissue paper (provided) to help prevent tarnishing.