Product Details (for 8-8.5mm Cultured Akoya Pearl and .15 ct. t.w. Diamond Earrings in 14kt White Gold)
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. 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:
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: H, Clarity: SI2-I1, Weight: 0.15 ct. t.w.)
Cultured Akoya Pearl
AKOYA PEARLS: a true classic, the akoya pearl was the first pearl to be cultured in the salt waters of Japan. Smooth, round and highly lustrous, akoya pearls captivate in traditional pearl jewelry designs, such as necklaces, bracelets and stud earrings. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 8-8.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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Purchased these beautiful earrings for my adult daughter as a Christmas gift. Upon arrival I noticed that the backs did not fit snuggly. First earring was lost within the week. Re-purchased a pair of the identical earrings because I wanted a match for the remaining earring and single earrings were not sold by RS. Again the backs were not secure, but my daughter was extremely careful when she wore them. The second earring was lost 1 month later. Brought the remaining 2 earrings to a local jeweler who replaced the backs with new ones that fit much more securely.
| Phoenix | March 23, 2011
Bottom Line: I would recommend this to a friend!
2.0 out of 5.0
post is small and back is flimsy
The posts are small and the backs are flimsy. Should be better quality for the price.
Mrs C | | November 25, 2011
2.0 out of 5.0
Beautiful, But Fell Apart
Man, was I ever excited when I ordered these for myself as a b-day gift. And when they arrived, the excitement continued. VERY lovely and a nice size, but not too big.
I've worn them probably 15 - 20 times since I received them in February. But the last time I went to take them off, the pearl disengaged from the post. Luckily, the pearl came off when I was handling the earring so I could catch it rather than lose it all together. But now I either need to return the earring or go and have them repaired.
Such a disappointment.