All jewels and accessories are handmade in France, by artisans chosen for their “savoir-faire”. The solid silver and gold plated jewels are hallmark stamped to guarantee quality and origin.
These earrings are entirely made by hand in parisian workshops by specialized artisans. It is composed of two sterling silver plated brass loops, embroidered with thread.
The brand Alix B. d’Anthenay has chosen, by cutting out the middleman, to put focus on quality. These earrings are gold plated by one of Paris’s renowned company which has been in business since 1850. They are one of the few to not use copper in their process. Furthermore, the gold plating applied on Alix B. d’Anthenay jewels are exceptionally thick at 1 micron compared to the 0.2 microns applied on most costume and mass produced jewelries.
The loops are bought in Korea. They are sterling silver plated and embroidered by specialized artisans in Paris.
The loopss are sterling silver plated brass. The thickness of the plating is 10 microns. The many threads differ in colour as well as fibre ( silk, cotton, polyester, linen etc…).
The threads hardly fray and this pair of earrings can be worn under water. However, it will hold longer if taken off before showers, pools, sea etc…