Hand made traditional style alpaca silver earrings with a brown jasper and tiger eye stones from Peru. In metaphysical thought jasper is an earthy and grounding stone. It encourages practicality. One of its main energies is repairing and healing matters that are physical. Jasper can help one pursue and achieve goals. Jasper is associated with the root base chakra. Tiger eye is believed to create harmony. Helps to unite one's will and desires and brings ideas into reality. It enhances integrity, willpower, practicality and correct use of power. Alpaca silver or nickel silver or German silver is a copper alloy with nickel and often zinc. The formulation is usually 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc. Alpaca silver is named for its silvery appearance, but contains on elemental silver. This traditional, beautiful and economical jewelry has been a popular style of jewelry for many years at our shop. The earrings measure 2" by 1" and weighs .3 ounces.