DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
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.
FIXED: A bale that is worked into the actual design of a pendant. Typically seen in slide pendants.
CUBIC ZIRCONIA: once called the poor cousin to the diamond, CZ's have since become a fashion statement in their own right. Perfect for travel and a little extra bling, CZ Jewelry is one of man's flawless creations.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 9, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.05 ct. t.w.)
SIMULATED GEMSTONE: A simulated gemstone is an artificial stone made from manmade materials, such as glass, acrylic, and plastic. Known as "faux stones," they can be used in place of any gemstone imaginable to create the same look for less. Typically used in fashion jewelry, they come in all colors and in varying degrees of transparency and opacity.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.01 ct. t.w.)