These 1.10 ct. t.w. alexandrite hoop earrings have an alluring twinkle that will complement many different looks. Round alexandrites sparkling on the hoops are ready to catch the light as you go through your busy day and into evening feeling polished and confident. Hinged post, sterling silver earrings.
HOOP: An earring that loops from the front of the ear to the back.
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.
HINGED: A bale with a hinge. The hinge allows the pendant to be placed on and taken off a chain easily and without sliding. Ideal for putting pendants on chains that have large clasps.
HINGED POST: An earring with a straight post insert and a hinged backing to hold it in place.
Stones per Earring:
ALEXANDRITE: Alexandrite is a rare variety of chrysoberyl with a unique color change property. The gemstone will appear green under natural light and purplish-red under artificial light.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 22, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 1.10 ct. t.w., Size: 2 mm)