There's nothing like a pair of no-frills stud earrings to showcase a gemstone's natural beauty, as is the case with these 4.00 ct. t.w. peridot earrings! If you're looking for a verdant pop of color to accompany the day's outfit, peridot studs will suit you well and have your friends green with envy. Ideal as an August birthstone gift. Post/clutch, 14kt yellow gold earrings.
STUD: An earring that sits stationary on the ear and doesn't drop below the lobe.
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
Stones per Earring:
PERIDOT: the birthstone of the month of August, peridot is only found in one color: green. Historians are now convinced that some, if not all, of the emeralds that Cleopatra was famous for wearing were not actually emeralds but deep green peridot stones from Egypt.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Fancy, Weight: 4.00 ct. t.w., Size: 8 mm)