DANGLE: An earring that swings below the lobe.
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
1 1/2 inches
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Lemon, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Heart
HEART: A shape that takes the form of a heart symbol, with two curved sections at the top and a point at the bottom.
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Weight: 18.30 ct. t.w., Size: 15 mm)
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: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Teardrop
TEARDROP: An elongated pear shape, rounded at one side and pointed at the other.
BRIOLETTE: A three-dimensional teardrop gemstone bead with triangular facets all around.
, Weight: 3.30 ct. t.w., Size: 5X3-6X5 mm)
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: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Teardrop Briolette, Weight: 2.70 ct. t.w., Size: 6X4 mm)
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 4, Weight: 1.16 ct. t.w., Size: 6X3 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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