Here's a fabulously captivating 6.50 carat amethyst pendant necklace that will have heads turning for a second look! The cushion-cut amethyst shines in highly polished and beaded silver and roped gold for a presentation with a contemporary dimension. 14kt yellow gold and sterling silver necklace.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/2 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
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
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.
-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
Silver and 14kt Gold
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
WHEAT: A chain formed by oval and twisted oval links woven together in the same direction. The result is a textural look with a semi-rigid structure.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
HINGED: A bale with a hinge. The hinge allows the pendant to be placed on and taken off a chain easily and without sliding. Ideal for putting pendants on chains that have large clasps.
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: 1, Weight: 6.50 carats, Size: 12x12 mm)