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Most designs offer varied metal & color options, the base price in purple circle, with options & prices (if varied), listed in drop downs. 
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14 Kt Goldfilled

14 Kt Goldfilled

Ardent Designs uses 14kt gold-filled hooks instead of the minimal quality/thickness (most common) 10 kt goldfilled option. Ardent Designs has gotten its goldfilled hooks from the same reputable dealer since 1998, they are based in the United States and are governed by Federal Trade Commission regulations. Joelyn still personally wears flawless pairs of earrings she made in the start of her jewelry making journey (1996) that have yet to show any signs of age.

14 kt gold-filled wire is made by forming a tube of solid 14kt gold that is "filled" with a base metal.  The exterior of the product, everything you can see or touch, is a solid layer of 14 kt gold. This is why it will not tarnish, chip or wear off.  The gold layer on gold-filled wire is approximately 100,000 times thicker than gold-plate and is bonded with heat and pressure.

For people with sensitivities to cheaper metals, or for people who plan to wear a chosen design often and for many years, Goldfilled is recommened over gold plated. Many people wear our 14 Kt GF earrings who can not wear lesser quality thin 10 Kt filled products. Some people do have a reaction even to goldfilled hooks, and therefor the investment in full 14 KT Yellow or White hooks is also avalible for special order

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Lily and Pearl Earrings
These delicate plated liles hang gently with delicate freshwater pearls. ..
$22.00 - $26.00
Lilybelle Earrings
Lilybelle, beautiful lily, with your choice of colored gorgeous glass. ..
$25.00 - $30.00
Little Fairy Lantern Earrings
This beautiful fairy inspired pair of earrings feature lovely glass and brass petals holding deli..
$16.00
Little Tulip Earrings
These earrings feature lovely glass tulips with delicate leaves. ..
$12.50 - $20.60
Lomasi Earrings
Lomasi is Native American for Pretty Flower. These unique earrings are hand-wrapped with gold fil..
$18.00 - $26.00
Lunette Earrings
Lunette is Latin for "little shining one," and these delicate earrings will shine, hanging from y..
$20.00 - $26.00
Maka Earrings
Maka is Sioux for 'earth', ideally represented in these simple and intriguing designs with the de..
$12.00 - $24.00
Merry Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings are made of olive-colored glass with lovely gold luster highlights. Th..
$24.00 - $28.00
Mesopatamian Palace Earrings
These look like little Arabian lights with Swarovski crystals hanging delicately from the intrica..
$22.00 - $24.00
Mi Corazon Earrings
Mi Corazon, is Spanish for 'my heart', which is a beautiful sentiment to put the feelings this ea..
$26.00
Mi Vida Earrings
The colors in these earrings are inspired by Mi Vida, Spanish for 'My Life'. This elegant handmad..
$24.00 - $28.00
Morning Dew Drop Earrings
Delicate glass beads are draped with brass lace to create this delicate pair of earrings. These h..
$16.00
Nahele Earrings
Nahele is Native American for 'of the Forest' ..
$22.00 - $28.00
Niamh Swarovski Crystal Earrings
Niamh is Latin for "brightness of eternal youth." ..
$40.00
Nighttime in Venice Earrings
Swarovski Crystals holding a shining gold or silver plated pewter component and accented with you..
$22.00 - $28.00
Nitesh Earrings
Nitesh symbolizes the heartbeat of the earth in the Native American language, which pounds in the..
$24.00 - $30.00
Ogin Earrings
Ogin is Native American for wild rose. ..
$22.00 - $28.00
Ona Earrings
This design is inspired by Ona, the concept of 'Unity that is full of Grace'. Modern-looking Gold..
$20.00 - $26.00
Onatah Earrings
Onatah is Iroquois Native American for 'daughter of the earth', which is expressed in these earri..
$24.00
Onida Swarovski Crystal Earrings
Onida comes from the Native American language to describe "The one that was long searched for". T..
$28.00 - $36.00