HOOP: An earring that loops from the front of the ear to the back.
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
SNAP-BAR: An earring with a hinged post insert that "snaps" into a clamp to hold it in place.
I had been looking for some nice, good looking, not too big/not too small oval hoops. Â These are exactly the right size and a good price with 25% off. Â I especially like the snap bar closure. Â It is sturdy enough that I don't have to worry that it will bend or break. Â I have been wearing them almost every day since I got them - very comfortable but not too lightweight.