An RS exclusive. These cultured pearl and .10 ct. t.w. diamond panther head drop earrings are fierce and fabulous. Feature 8.5-9mm cultured freshwater pearls. Clutch/post, 18kt gold over sterling silver earrings.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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 1/2 inches
Stones per Earring:
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 34, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: I1-I2, Weight: 0.10 ct. t.w.)
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval,
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Size: 8.5-9 mm)
These unique earrings are simply lovely. The only reason they lose a star is that the clutch backs are not substantial enough for the size of the earrings. Â That said, overall they are an excellent value and are gorgeous!