Here's a spirited pair of stud earrings from our August birthstone collection. Glowing circles of 4.00 ct. t.w. luscious green peridots are showcased atop perfect prongs. Post/clutch, sterling silver earrings.
STUD: An earring that sits stationary on the ear and doesn't drop below the lobe.
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.
Stones per Earring:
PERIDOT: the birthstone of the month of August, peridot is only found in one color: green. Historians are now convinced that some, if not all, of the emeralds that Cleopatra was famous for wearing were not actually emeralds but deep green peridot stones from Egypt.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Fancy, Weight: 4.00 ct. t.w., Size: 8 mm)