An RS exclusive. This scarab bead multi-strand bracelet has a bold carved synthetic turquoise scarab centerpiece featured on five rows of red agate and lapis beads. Slide clasp, 14kt yellow gold over sterling silver bracelet.
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."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
SLIDE: A clasp that secures closure with two bars that slide into a locked position.
AGATE: a variety of chalcedony, agate covers a rainbow spectrum of colors from black and gray to brown, pink, blue and yellow. Agate can be textured and exhibit a variegated layered stripe effect, which makes it a wonderful stone for carved cameos and beaded necklaces and bracelets.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 40, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Bead, Size: 3 mm)
LAPIS LAZULI: The blue stone is said to encourage harmony in relationships and is known as the stone of friendship and truth. Typically presented with a cabochon cut, lapis lazuli jewelry is rarely faceted, although it is sometimes highly polished.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 222, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Bead, Size: 3 mm)
TURQUOISE: Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, turquoise is prized for its depth of color and the visual interest found in veins of matrix stone. Prized as a gemstone for 1000's of years, legend holds that turquoise has protective qualities.
SYNTHETIC TURQUOISE: A gemstone that is created in a laboratory to mimic the actual properties of a natural turquoise. Commonly known as "created turquoise," it features the same opacity and vibrant greenish blue hue, but is more affordable than a turquoise found in nature.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
Size: 30X20 mm)
I love this piece. It came boxed as if I had purchased it from a high-end jewelry store, and it actually looks much better than the online picture. Received many compliments..will definitely reorder from this company.