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 24 karats gold plated chain, embroidered with pearl cotton thread.
The earrings are also available with the clip option for non pierced ears. If this is your case, please let me know during check out.
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.
All parts used to create these earrings are bought in Paris. The chain and fittings are gold plated and then assembled with the thread by a specialized artisan. All Artisans who have worked on this pair of earrings work in Paris.
The chain and the fittings are 24 karats gold plated brass. The thickness of the plating is 1 micron. Thread are cotton.
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…