Cascading Spinel Teardrop Earrings produce a pleasing effect. That is because Black Spinel is the featured stone. This is an interesting gem with a fascinating story. Many of the royal courts over the ages have inserted Spinel for rubies and sapphires in their crown jewels. Spinel rates an 8 on the Mohs scale, making it a quality stone for jewelry purposes. In this particular setting the Spinel give off a lustrous glow as they trickle down the sterling silver chains. They attach to sterling silver ear wires and measure 1-7/8 inches by 3/8 inch. Don’t delay in making your decision, these lovelies won’t last long!