Founded in Vicenza, the City of Gold in 1977, Roberto Coin jewelry celebrates the elegance of femininity, creativity and craftsmanship. Presented here are a dazzling pair of 14.00 ct. t.w. amethyst earrings from the "Ipanema" line. Earwire, 18kt yellow gold earrings.
DANGLE: An earring that swings below the lobe.
18KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 18kt is 75% gold. In Europe, 18K 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.
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 1/8 inches
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: Round Fancy, Weight: 14.00 ct. t.w., Size: 13 mm)