The Chatham Earrings

  • $42.00

Only 3 left!

Chatham Square was one of the last Squares in Savannah to be laid out in 1847. It was named after William Pitt, the First Earl of Chatham. The county that Savannah resides in, Chatham County, is also named after the Earl. It is nestled into a quiet neighborhood on Barnard Street, just a few blocks from hotels and restaurants on bustling Liberty Street.
Chatham is a peaceful square, fairly plain with only a few benches. However, the old oaks give Chatham Square a lot of character, and important on those hot summer days, a lot of shade. It is a beautiful place to relax and take in your surroundings.
 

The Chatham earrings will also give your outfit an extra dose of character, and the peekaboo pearls will appear as the shells dance with your movement. There are two lightweight pearlescent shells dangling on each earring with a freshwater pearl nestled into the lower shell. The shells will hang no longer than 3 inches from your ear and are considered to be the daintier and less lengthy of the Chatham & Chippewa duo. 

Pair your Chatham earrings with a lovely Madison necklace which has matching freshwater pearls to complete your outfit.

Shell Preparation:

  • Oyster shells are hand-selected from the Low Country riverbanks of Georgia and South Carolina. 
  • All shells are cleaned thoroughly using an ultrasonic cleaner.
  • After drilling the holes, the natural beauty of the shells are brought out by putting each one through a meticulous process including several thin layers of varnish to unsure your shells will continue to hold their shine and retain their beauty for many years to come.
  • Each shell is then added to stainless steel earring components. Reliable stainless steel resists rust, tarnish, oxidation and corrosion, even in tropical or humid environments. It will provide you with highly durable, yet still beautiful jewelry you will be pleased with for years to come. It does not need to be cleaned or polished. All materials used are hypoallergenic as well as cadmium and lead free. 
  • Earrings will be shipped to you in a premium gift box which can be used for storage when it isn't being worn.

Earrings pictured here are examples of the style you will receive and not the actual ones pictured. Because each oyster shell is as unique as a fingerprint, your shells will have their own personality and unique natural designs. Their uniqueness is the main reason they are so striking.  

Keep your jewelry looking beautiful:

  • Avoid getting lotions, hairspray, and perfume on your jewelry.
  • Put your jewelry on after you are finished getting ready and about to walk out the door.
  • Shells and metal components may be cleaned with a moist cloth if you wish.
  • Do not use silver cleaning cloths as this is abrasive and will harm the surfaces of your pieces. 

     


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