C. 1960. Fun, fanciful, and full of exuberant color, these fabulous Estate earrings catch the light with a pair of emerald-cut citrines totaling 3.50 carats and a fanning array of faux rubies. Swirling scrolls finish things off with a flourish. 14kt yellow gold screwback earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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.
SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
NON-PIERCED SCREW: Ideal for people without pierced ears, non-pierced screw backings provide a custom fit for an earring. They rely on a clamp mechanism that tightens by twisting a screw in the back.
Stones per Earring:
CITRINE: A member of the quartz family, citrine symbolizes cheerfulness and prosperity. Its name is derived from the French word citron meaning lemon. This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron. Citrine is the birthstone for November.
(Color: Yellow, Quantity: 2, Weight: 3.50 ct. t.w., Size: 8.5 X 7 mm)
RUBY: A bold fiery stone, the ruby is a symbol of wealth, vitality and love. When cut and polished, the ruby's high luster is as dazzling as a diamond's. Ruby jewelry makes the perfect gift for loved ones and is the birthstone for July.
SYNTHETIC RUBY: A gemstone that is created in a laboratory to mimic the actual properties of a natural ruby. Commonly known as "created ruby," it features the same rich red hue and transparent glow, but is significantly more affordable than a ruby found in nature.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 12, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.75 ct. t.w.)