Our 14.00 ct. t.w. rock crystal drops are a true example of luminous brilliance at its best. These sparkling teardrop gemstones drop from 4.00 ct. t.w. morganites and will perfectly accent and add a dimension of romance to your ensemble. Clutch/post, polished 18kt gold over sterling silver earrings.
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.
Gold Over Sterling
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
1 1/4 inches
Stones per Earring:
CRYSTAL: Though traditionally the term "crystal" was given to glass with a 24% lead content, today it is used in a more general sense to describe transparent and highly refractive glass formed with silica, oxide, or other additives. Crystal is used in serveware, barware, home accents, and jewelry.
ROCK CRYSTAL: A sparkling, clear gemstone, rock crystal has been valued for thousands of years for its beautiful shine and versatility. For jewelry designs, rock crystal can be cut to offer the same icy appeal of a diamond, at a fraction of the cost.
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Colorless, 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.
Fancy, Weight: 14.00 ct. t.w., Size: 20X13 mm)
MORGANITE: Named after the great American tycoon and gem collector J. P. Morgan, morganite's soft pink to peach shades add blushing beauty to jewelry designs. This rare gemstone is surprisingly affordable and brings an undeniable charm to rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
(Color: Pink, Quantity: 2, Weight: 4.00 ct. t.w., Size: 8X8 mm)
I purchased these on sale and they are OK, but I would have liked the morganite to be of a better quality. I was looking for earrings to go with other morganite pieces I have. Like all Ross Simon jewelry, they came nicely packaged.