Volo d'Angelo Blue Topaz Silver Earrings
£1,495
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Volo d'Angelo drop earrings in silver with three ever increasing circles set with a total of 20 facetted blue topaz (1.5cts), with clip and post. The Cathedral and cloisters of Mon Reale, Palermo built by Roger II of Sicily is a masterpiece. Arriving at the cathedral door from the main square the beautifully designed wrought ironwork protects the Loggia, composed of endless circles and floral details it seems as a 'Volo d'Angelo' - a flight of angels. From the Journey to Sicily.

Each earring measures approximately 58mm in length.

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Volo d'Angelo

Waking early, I went up to Monreale, the beautiful Norman cathedral on the hill above Palmero. As I stepped out onto the piazza, the cathedral stood triumphant. Before the doors opened, I walked up and down past the railings outside that were decorated with a series of circles with winged tips where the circles met. Imagining a flight of angels, my Volo d'Angelo was thought up. In my Volo d'Angelo jewels I set lapis lazuli, garnets and diamonds where the circles joined in necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

Blue Topaz

Topaz is an Aluminum fluoro- hyrdroxyl- silicate that occurs in large crystals mostly in Brazil. Its slightly turquoise blue hue, is similar to that of aquamarine. It is perhaps this colour that makes it the stone symbolising friendship and love, honest and fidelity. It is the birthstone for November.

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