Bring an element of mystique to your wardrobe with this pair of drop earrings. Round moonstone cabochons, aswirl with subtle colors, are held in beautifully textured frames. .15 ct. t.w. of round brilliant-cut CZs trim the leverbacks. 14kt yellow gold over sterling silver earrings. CZ weights are diamond equivalents.
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.
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."
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
LEVER: An earring backing with a hook-shaped insert and a hinged leverback to hold it in place.
Stones per Earring:
MOONSTONE: named for the white reflection that mimics the reflection of moonshine. Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, moonstone's light-catching shimmer is perfect for fine jewelry. In Europe, moonstone is the birthstone for June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Cabochon,
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Size: 10 mm)
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: Colorless, Quantity: 8, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Weight: 0.15 ct. t.w.)