C. 1980. Fabulously glamorous, these 8.5mm gray cultured freshwater pearl and 3.50 ct. t.w. diamond drop earrings are the ones to reach for when the occasion calls for something ultra-luxurious! Sensational styling features rectangular, marquise and pear-shaped diamonds in a design that recalls the days of Art Deco. Post, 14kt white gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C 1980 Vintage 8.5mm Gray Cultured Pearl and 3.50 ct. t.w. Diamond Drop Earrings in 14kt White Gold)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
1 3/4 inches
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: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
, Color Grade: I-J, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 1.00 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Rectangle
RECTANGLE: An elongated, symmetrical shape with four sides.
BAGUETTE: An elongated rectangle step-cut. Typically used for smaller diamonds, but can be found in other gemstone as well.
TAPERED BAGUETTE: A modification to the baguette shape, where an elongated rectangle gemstone narrows on one side.
, Color Grade: H, Clarity: VS1, Weight: 0.20 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
, Color Grade: I-J, Clarity: VS1-VS2, Weight: 0.30 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 68, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: SI1-SI2, Weight: 2.00 ct. t.w.)
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: Gray, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round
NEAR-ROUND: A pearl that visually appears almost round.
, Size: 8.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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