Moder design of Brushed Stainless Steel Drop Earrings with Tension Set Amethyst. Also available upoon request with: Blue Topaz, White Topaz, Pink Quartz, Black Onyx, Yellow Topaz, Garnet, Peridot also available.
> Metal finish available in Polished or Brushed.
Earring diameter: 17 mm - 11/16"
Gemstone: 5mm - 3/16"
316 Stainless Steel Hypoallergenic Studs and backs
This Earrings are Made To Order
please allow 1 to 2 weeks to Ship - Free USA Shipping.
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• About Stainless Steel:
High quality Stainless Steel 316 is revealing a new vista for jewelry designs, as you can now be adorned with indestructible fashion statements: looks just like Platinum but 1,000 times stronger, and much less expensive. It is clear, hard, radiant, very durable, it needs little maintenance, waterproof and will never tarnish, is not subjected to oxidation (if you swim with Our jewelry they will not rust) and wear and tear.
• About Tension Setting:
Thanks to the Steel's springiness we were able to set the stones or beads only by its shank, without the use of common prong and bezel settings, which tend to loosen with wear and tear. The stones overlook is fully exposed in its beauty and brilliance. The mounting is stronger than most conventional noble metals and one of the benefits is the elimination of the uncomfortable entanglement of prongs in wool clothing etc...
By statistical, practical and mechanical point of view this kind of setting will never loose the Stone. Only by the use of a special tool, a Stone can be de-mounted from this settings.
• About Safety:
In terms of safety: Stainless Steel 316 it is virtually allergy-safe (hypoallergenic). This is due to the fact that Stainless Steel 316 has only 10 to 14% of nickel in it and it is so tightly bound in the material that the leakage of nickel is below the threshold value set up by most of the countries.
• About Durability:
In terms of durability, Stainless Steel is superior to most of the precious metals and can survive the toughest abuse.
Stainless Steel although readily available, increases in value through Our designer's workmanship and handling of it, especially when combined with gold, silver, pearls, rubber (PVC), precious and semiprecious stones. Imperfections and scratches, from abuse, can be easily buffed-out without damaging the integrity of the piece, unlike other traditional alloys used in the manufacture of jewelry, which if bent, or "fixed" a number of times becomes thin and weak, resulting in the untimely loss of the piece altogether.
• About Work Process:
Our designs can't be duplicated by using casting techniques like traditional over-the-counter jewelry, manufactured of softer alloys: platinum, gold or silver, (that is stamped-out by machine or poured into molds, lost wax techniques), because each and every of our piece must to be worked totally by hand. Every piece of VT jewelry is hand-cut from its solid Stainless steel piece, cutting away the excess, leaving no seams, or dents spots, until the final result is reached and consequentially becomes one-of-a-kind.
• About Metal Finish:
We do give to Our jewelry two different finish depends to the design and also the kind of final effect we are trying to achieve. Mirror shine and soft brushed (satin finish). The mirror shine commonly called high polished; it's very much like the platinum polished look, and the brushed finish we particularly prefer, because it gives a dramatic modernist contrast with the Yellow gold and the Black pearl.
For regular orders, Buyers have only 1 day window (24 hours) opportunity to cancel an Order.
All orders that are cancelled more than 1 day (24 hours) after order receipt date are subject to a 50% cancellation fee of the original price. If the item has already been shipped, it must to be returned the next business days, via USPS Priority mail with delivery confirmation..
Before placing a Ring Order, it is STRONGLY recommended that you have the ring fingers sized by a professional jeweler. Taormina Jewelry is Not responsible for any wrong measurement due to Buyer error. All Taormina's Tension Rings and Wedding bands are create to the exact size provided to us by the Buyer. For technical reasons, Stainless Steel Tension Set Ring and Stainless Steel Bands cannot be Resized, therefore any error on selecting a size or just a simple resize necessitates the crafting of a whole New Ring. But no worries, if you ordered a wrong size, with a flat small fee we will create a new one for you. Please email us for resize payments & procedures.
SPECIAL SALES PRICE
Occasionally, we are able to offer either a special price on a particular item or category, or we have a site-wide sale on everything. Special orders are not eligible for sale prices, even if they arrive during a sale period. Sale prices are ONLY good during the sale dates. Taormina Jewelry do not refund discounts retroactively or after the sale is expired, (purchases made before sale periods) with the exception of purchases made within a 24-hour period prior to a sale. Upon request, we will make the sale price adjustment to those orders. Payments Plan, Coupons and volume discounts do not apply during a sale.
- SHIPPING TIME
Taormina Jewelry are Made to Order, specifically crafted for you.
We are based in USA and We ship in 1 to 2 weeks. Free USA Shipping. We ship via USPS Priority Mail with delivery confirmation.
> ALERT: USPS IS EXPERIENCING UNPRECEDENTED VOLUME INCREASES AND LIMITED EMPLOYEE AVAILABILITY DUE TO THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE.
> Note: business days does not include weekends or national public holidays.
> Note: Signature "may be" required as a proof of delivery for order over $250.00
- INTERNATIONAL ORDERS
For all International Orders We ship UPS or USPS Priority Mail. The cost of shipment vary depending of your country. The shipment fee is listed at the bottom of every single listing page. Please note that customs fees and any taxes associated with your purchase are the responsibility of the BUYER.-
Note: Signature may be required as a proof of delivery for order over $250.00
If an incorrect shipping address is provided by the buyer, the order will be returned to Taormina Jewelry, Inc. and the cost of re-shipping the order will be covered by the buyer. In order to avoid delay, along with your address, please provide your Phone Contact, so UPS can call you in case of being unable to delivery.
Please consider 7 to 10 business days for production and 3 to 4 business days for delivery. Please note that business days does not include weekends or national public holidays. If you have any questions regarding International Orders, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Taormina Jewelry Inc. only assumes responsibility for a shipment while the item is in its possession. Upon delivery of the item to the shipping carrier, the laws and regulations of the shipper become the regulating laws of the shipment. The risk of loss of the item passes to the buyer upon delivery to the carrier. Taormina Jewelry Inc. will not be held responsible for lost shipments that are the fault of anyone but Taormina Jewelry Inc. and will not be held responsible.
Taormina Jewelry Inc. is not responsible for delays in transit or failure to delivery due to Incorrect address, fire, flood, strike or other labor difficulty, act of God, act of any governmental authority or of the customer, riot, embargo, fuel or energy shortage, wrecks or delay in transportation, inability to obtain necessary labor, materials, services or manufacturing facilities from usual sources, failure of suppliers, inability to obtain necessary proof of delivery and signature from recipient, or any other causes of like or unlike nature beyond Taormina Jewelry Inc. reasonable control.
- SHIPPING ADDRESS
If you have requested via email to have your order shipped to a different address, in the case of exchanges or future orders, the Email request of change of address has to be done again, because we will always use the original address that Checkout or PayPal have on file, please review it and make sure is up to date. If an Incorrect shipping address is provided by the Buyer, the order will be returned to Taormina Jewelry Inc and the cost of re-shipping the order will be covered by the Buyer.
Every piece is delivered in a Elegant Jewelry box, ready to give as a gift! Taormina Jewelry cares for the environment, therefore all orders are shipped paperless,
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
If you are not delighted with your purchase, please return the unused item in its original condition within 7 DAYS. Since all our Jewelry are "made to Order", therefore special made for you (ring sizes, gemstone, length etc..).we cannot offer any refund, but you will receive an online Store Credit Only This credit will Not expire, and is only usable anytime at this website
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Shipping costs are non-refundable.
If you would like an exchange, you can do so by exchanging towards one item of equal or greater value from Our Shop.
If you select an item of lower value, the balance will become Store Credit and it can be used any time in Our Shop
NOTE: In the case of Exchange or Repair Service, If your shipping address you used originally is now different, it's your responsibility to inform us via email.
- IMPORTANT MESSAGES ABOUT ORDERING A WRONG SIZE
About Necklaces & Bracelets: If you have requested the wrong length for Necklace or Bracelet, please contact us, we will reply with returns & shipping procedures, and gladly re-size* it for you (*Fees May Apply).
About Rings Rings are made to the exact size provided to us during checkout, any error on selecting a size on a Tension Set Ring necessitates the crafting of a new ring. A Flat fee must be paid prior the return of the wrongly sized ring. Once the resize is completed, the new ring will be shipped back to you. The time frame for the new ring is and average of 2 weeks. Please contact us we will reply with returns & shipping procedures, and gladly re-size* it for you (*Fees May Apply).
ABOUT OUR COLORED GEMSTONES
Our gemstones are natural and will vary in color due to the natural characteristic of each individual stone. Color of the gemstone may differ from the actual image due to your screen resolution and the color lighting condition of the photo on screen.
- IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT OUR GEMSTONE RINGS
Our Gemstones are high quality, but we do non provide certificate of authenticity. In Our Tension Settings, the Gemstone is set under compression, so every time you inadvertently or accidentally hit the ring against an hard surface, the shock could create fracture into the stone and consequently the stone could pop out, but in case of damages or loss of the Gemstone, we offer Gemstone Replacement Service. Please contact us we will reply with returns & shipping procedures, and gladly replace the gemstone. (*Fees May Apply).
- IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT METAL FINISH
Stainless Steel doesn't oxidize. so virtually nothing could damage our mounting, It can only be scratched by hitting over against a hard metal metal surface. also if you wear 24/7 a Brushed Finish ring, the brushed finish in time will slowly wear off. Taormina Jewelry offers a 1 time Free Metal Refinishing, making your ring look like bright new, buffing of all eventual scratches and dents that could have occurred from wearing. Please contact us we will reply with returns & shipping procedures, and gladly refurbish your jewelry (*Fees May Apply).
- REPAIRS SERVICE
Each Taormina design deserves your care and attention. Over time, jewelry can lose its luster, tension set gemstones could need to be replaced, rubber could become stiff or broken, clasps may loosen. HERE you will find a List of Repairs services we offer.
Our Warranty has some time frame limitations. This following list is what is and what is not covered by our warranty and related time limitations. NOTE: Even if your jewelry is not longer covered by our warranty, we can still offer you our repair services for small fees, please contact us and we will discuss all repairs and replacement that needs to be done
COVERED BY WARRANTY
Broken or cracked metal (Life Time Warranty)
Broken clasp (Lifetime Warranty)
Loosen clasp (Lifetime Warranty)
Missing clasp parts (Lifetime Warranty)
Any missing Metal parts (Lifetime Warranty)
Brooches security clasp (Lifetime Warranty)
Lost earring's back (Lifetime Warranty)
Brooches pin joint (Lifetime Warranty)
Broken/lost Gemstone Pearls and Beads (3 months) note: Buyers are entitled to a maximum of 1 warranty replacement
NOT COVERED BY WARRANTY
Ring resizing (please read our ring resize policy above)
All Rubber parts which includes:
Rubber broken by clasp, Rubber become stiff, Rubber Cord Replacement
Q. Who is Vincenzo Taormina?
A. An extremely creative and innovative Italian jewelry designer. In 2004 He created The Taormina Jewelry Brand and he is the CEO and founder of Taormina Jewelry, Inc. based in Philadelphia USA.
Q. Is your jewelry handmade?
A. Yes. By writing HANDMADE Jewelry I Stated that:
My Handmade jewelry is jewelry which has been assembled and formed by hand rather than through the use of machines. According to the guidelines of the FTC, in order to be stamped or called HANDMADE the work must be made solely by hand power or hand guidance, also means that jewelry may be made using drills, lathes, polishers, or other machinery, but it must be guided by human hand. We DO NOT mass produced our jewelry, and we DO NOT use punch presses and CNC machinery.
Findings, Clasps, Joints, Hinges, Chains and every single piece from his Jewelry Catalog are individual Work of Art, totally Handmade and designed and created by Vincenzo Taormina Master Jeweler, in his Atelier Studio located in Philadelphia.
Q. Do you guarantee your Jewelry?
A. Yes, we do so. Please read our WARRANTY section.
Q. Jewelry Proportions and Sizes
A. Images on this website are enlarged in many instances to show detail. To visualize the real size of the item shown in the image, please check the description to see the exact dimensions (inches and centimeters) of the items.
Q. Does your jewelry give allergenic reactions?
A. We only use Stainless Steel 316 which is Hypoallergenic. We have been in business for 10 wonderful years and so far no one ever complained about allergenic reactions.
Q. What kind of Gold do you use in your jewelry?
A. All gold accents in our jewelry is 14kt Gold filled.
Q. What kind of Pearls do you use in your jewelry?
A. We use genuine dyed Black Freshwater Pearls and Cultured White Pearls (Asian)
Note: all our Black Pearl are slightly baroque (not perfectly round).
Q. Do your jewelry tarnish?
A. No. Stainless Steel needs little maintenance, it's waterproof, will never tarnish and is not subjected to oxidation (doesn't rust ).
Q. Can I swim and take showers with your Stainless Steel jewelry?
A. Yes you can. Note: always after showers and swim in salty water, rinse your Stainless Steel Jewelry with freshwater, soap and wipe them off.
Q. I notice that my jewelry after wearing, have some scratches. What should I do?
A. Like every other piece of jewelry or watches in Stainless Steel, needs a bit of periodical maintenance routine obviously no so often like Platinum or Gold or Silver.
You can go to your local jeweler and have it polished (they do this service usually for free or for few dollars), exactly like you would bring your dress to the dry cleaning, or you can ship to us and we will polish and refinish for you free of charge, but we offer this free service only 1 time, after that there will be a charge of a small fee for each individual time you request this service.
Q. I have noticed that the rubber in my necklace/bracelet it become Harder/stiff/broke, why?
A. The rubber is water proof, means that it doesn't get damaged by water, salty water (ocean) or chlorine water (swimming pool). However one thing that could damage the rubber and make it stiff is Perspiration pH. Your skin is coated with acid (pH), after extensive wearing the rubber becomes stiff and it could break where is attached to the clasp. Rubber is NOT under warranty so if you would like to have the rubber replaced, please Email us and we will give you payment info and returns procedures
Q. I just placed an Order. When I expect to receive it?
A. We ship within 7 to 10 business days, plus 2 to 3 days for delivery (Free USPS Priority Mail)
For International (if don't get stuck at Customs) orders can take up to 6 business days shipping speed.(We ship UPS Express Saver)
Q. What if I need my order sooner?
A: We offer occasionally a 5 days (receiving) guaranteed. Please Email us and we will give you payment info and procedures
Q. I received a Gift from Taormina Jewelry, but it's the wrong size.. now what?
A. If you received a gift and you realized that you need a different size or length, please contact us, and we will direct you how to exchange it.
Q. I purchased a TENSION RING from Taormina Designs and I ordered the wrong size,what should I do?
A. All Taormina's Tension Rings are create to the exact size provided to us by yourself the BUYER. If you ordered or received and you realize you need a different size, remember that We are here to help you. However Tension Set Ring cannot be Resize, so any error on selecting a size, necessitates the crafting of a NEW ring. For this particular reason, in order to proceed with the re-size, we will need a payment of a fee. Once the payment is complete, you will ship USPS Priority Mail with delivery confirmation the wrong size ring back to our studio, and we will ship a new ring to you. Before you decide the new Ring Size, we suggest to visit your local jeweler and have them size your finger professionally.
The time frame for the new ring is most of the time (except Holidays and Summer Vacation) 10 to 15 business days
Q. Can I order Any ring sizes, necklace's and bracelet's length?
A. Yes. All our jewelry are Made To Order, so if you desire to order different sizes/proportions, of any item shown in our catalog, please write measure in the "message to seller" during check out.
Q. Can I order quarter and half sizes on Rings?
A. Yes. Ring's Sizes for Woman and For Men starts from size 4 to size 13 also ¼ ½ ¾ sizes are available. Please indicate size desired in the "message to seller" during checkout.
Q. If I own a Diamond or Gemstones, can you set it into Taormina's Ring mountings?
A. No. For technical and warranty reasons we cannot accommodate this request.
Q. Can I order different beads colors and Gemstone that are not listed in your Color Chart?
A. Most of the time Yes. Please Email us and we will discuss about it.
Q. Can I order different width or height of earrings and pendant?
A. Yes. All our jewelry are Totally Handmade, so if you desire to order different sizes/proportions, of any item shown in our catalog, don't hesitate to ask. please Email us and and tell us what you have in mind.
Q. Are there extra charges for different sizes or lengths?
A. No. We like to keep our jewelry prices the same regardless the different dimensions. Please email us and we can discuss about the length you prefer along with your name and last name you used to purchase the item and we will accommodate your request.
Q. Do you accept International Orders?
A. Yes. For ALL INTERNATIONAL ORDERS we ship UPS Express Saver.
(signature may required as a proof of delivery)
The cost of shipment vary depending of your country. The shipment fee is listed at the bottom of every single page.
Please consider 7 to 10 business days for production and 3 to 4 business days for delivery. If you have any questions regarding International Orders,
please don't hesitate to contact us.
Q. Do you accept returns or exchanges?
A. We pride our selves on offering the highest quality merchandise.
Please read our Refund Exchange policy above
Q. Should I pay the shipping charges for returning the Item to you?
A Yes. The shipping fee for returning the item back to us is the responsibility of the Buyer.