Amazonite and Rose Quartz Chandelier Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 2 5/8"
These chandelier earrings offer a sweet look with candy-colored gemstones. Features oval amazonite and pear-shaped rose quartz. Hanging length is 2 5/8". Earwire, 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver earrings.
Product Details (for Amazonite and Rose Quartz Chandelier Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 2 5/8")
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.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
2 5/8 inches
AMAZONITE: Sometimes confused with jade, is most often cut into cabochons or beads and is polished for a radiant shine. This pale, blue-green gemstone sometimes contains grey or white markings that add to the stone's natural allure.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CHECKERBOARD: A technique that creates a contrast of dark and light when light hits the pattern of square or diamond-shaped facets.
, Size: 10X12 mm)
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Rose, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
Checkerboard, Size: 8X12 mm)