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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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Tulip & Crystal Earrings
Swarovski crystals delicately hold a pewter tulip and are accented with antiqued pewter bead caps..
$24.00 - $30.00
Tulip Coin Earrings
Tulip coins are brass, silver plated brass or gold plated brass on your choice of metal hooks. ..
$14.00 - $32.00
Tulip Sunset Earrings
These earrings feature plated tulips backed with a shining shell of color (or a plated brass piec..
$18.00 - $30.00
Tulip Windmill Earrings
These earrings feature lovely glass tulips with plated windmills, hanging from your choice of she..
$10.00 - $32.00
Tulipa Earrings
Simple & Elegant. Antiqued Brass, Silver plated or Gold plated Click here for matching Ne..
$12.00 - $28.00
Twinkling Amber Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings are made of amber-colored glass with earthy warm iridescent highlights..
$30.00 - $35.00
Una Swarovski Crystal Earrings
Una is Latin for "the One", which inspired this simple and elegant design of Swarovski crystal he..
$37.00 - $42.00
Vega Earrings
Like Vega, falling stars, these swarovski swarovskirystals hang delicately from this unique shape..
$24.00 - $30.00
Venetian Sconce Swarovski Crystal Earrings
These look like little Venetian sconces with Swarovski Crystals hanging delicately framed by anti..
$28.00 - $32.00
Victorian Valentine Swarovski Crystal Earrings
These earrings feature Swarovski crystals delicately holding an antiqued plated pewter heart and ..
$30.00 - $35.00
Weayaya Earrings
Weayaya is Native American in Sioux for sunset. ..
$16.00 - $20.00
Weeko Earrings
Weeko is Native American Sioux for pretty. These are composed of round lilac stones with pewter b..
$22.00 - $28.00
Whimsical Tulip Earrings
Silver plated or Antiqued Gold plated pewter Tulip on your choice of silver or gold stem/hook. ..
$20.00 - $28.00
Windmill with Sunrise Earrings
These earrings feature plated windmills backed with a shining shell of color, hanging from your c..
$10.00 - $34.00
Winter Whimsy Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings are made of earthy glass with soft colors of sage green and ivory. The..
$24.00 - $28.00
Wyanet Earrings
Wyanet is Native American for 'beautiful', which describes these dainty earrings perfectly. The s..
$20.00 - $28.00
Yazhi Earrings
Yazhi is Native American for 'little one', which describes these dainty pieces of jewelry perfect..
$20.00
Zanna Earrings
Zanna is Latin for Lily. This simple design lets the beauty of the hanging lily be the focal poin..
$12.00 - $20.00