DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
2 1/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 3/8 inches
24KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 24kt is the purest form of jewelry-quality gold. It is typically 95.83% gold.
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.
LEATHER: A material made from tanning an animal hide, leather is flexible, durable, and creates a rugged look. Different processes of tanning result in different colors and textures.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
FIXED: A bale that is worked into the actual design of a pendant. Typically seen in slide pendants.