Like a tropical sky at twilight, these 5.50 ct. t.w. amethyst earrings are so romantic! Pear-shaped amethyst gemstones are presented in classic settings. Understated and fun! Leverback, 14kt yellow gold earrings.
DANGLE: An earring that swings 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.
LEVER: An earring backing with a hook-shaped insert and a hinged leverback to hold it in place.
Stones per Earring:
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: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
Fancy, Weight: 5.50 ct. t.w., Size: 11X9 mm)
I bought these earrings to go with a pendant that was given to me. The color is deep purple and the stones are a great size. I wear the earrings almost every day now. I looked locally before looking at Ross-Simons online, and I couldn't match the quality or price.