These Italian fancy openwork drop earrings are highly intricate with scalloped edges and diamond circles. Featuring 6.90 ct. t.w. of diamonds, they have exceptional sparkle. Post/clutch, 18kt white gold earrings.
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
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.
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: 462, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: SI1, Weight: 5.80 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 28, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Rose-Cut,
ROSE-CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1500s, with a flat back and a faceted top.
Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: SI1, Weight: 1.10 ct. t.w.)