BANGLE: A rigid bracelet, usually oval or round, that keeps its shape instead of conforming to the wrist. Can be slip-on or hinged.
Graduates from 3/8 inch to 5/8 inch
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.
DOUBLE: A bale that has two loops to slide a chain through.
DOUBLE LATCH: A safety mechanism that secures the clasp of a bracelet or necklace using two safety latches.
TANZANITE: A new and rare discovery (1960's) that captures magnificent shades of purple and blue. Its crystal structure allows light to enter the stone and divide into two or three sectors which enhances the intensity of color. Tanzanite is an alternate for December birthstones.
(Color: Purple, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Weight: 31.00 carats, Size: 5x3-7x5 mm)