My Finita claw set stud earring design is a simplicity itself, and this pretty, open setting lets the light pour in to the stones making them sparkle all day. And like my Theresa studs, they are part of my interchangeable collection of earrings, becoming the centre of attention in my halos: purple amethyst Finita's sparkle even more with a Cactus diamond halo, and green chrome diopside Finita's feel uplifted with the gold Shippo halo.
Aquamarine with its hues of blue and green is known as the sailor's gem ensuring safe travels across the seas. It is the birthstone for March. The colour in aquamarine is due to the presence of iron in the beryl crystal lattice with the most important deposits being found throughout Brazil as well as in Africa where the colours of blue can almost be a pungent blue.
All Cassandra Goad jewellery is designed and made in the
workshops in London.
As a gemmologist, the chemical composition and properties of gemstones have always fascinated Cassandra. Ever in search of the unusual and rare, she travels the world to source beautiful gemstones, either in the rough or cut form. The craftsman works as an artist recreating the design in metal, his interpretation is vital to the overall feel of the jewel. The jewel is then mounted, assayed , polished and set. Many of Cassandra's jewels can be hand engraved with a personal message to make a unique bespoke gift.
Sicily shaped by waves of conquest and left tinted with the settlement of differing peoples over 4000 years, the island intrigued Cassandra....