Decked in 1.00 ct. tot. gem wt. sapphires and emeralds, two sleek, stylish creatures face off on a necklace strung with 7-7.5mm cultured freshwater pearls. The necklace is presented in sterling silver with a ball clasp.
STERLING SILVER: Also known as "Standard Silver," sterling silver is silver alloyed with other metals to increase the hardness and durability. Generally, sterling is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Some sterling silver jewelry is plated with 14kt-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
BALL: A round, bead-like clasp. Sometimes adorned with gemstones or texturing, ball clasps provide a decorative closure that does not take away from the design of a necklace or bracelet.
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round,
NEAR-ROUND: A pearl that visually appears almost round.
Size: 7-7.5 mm)
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 13, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.75 ct. t.w.)
Emerald (Color: Green, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise,
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
Weight: 0.25 ct. t.w.)