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.
SNAP-BAR: An earring with a hinged post insert that "snaps" into a clamp to hold it in place.
Stones per Earring:
CUBIC ZIRCONIA: once called the poor cousin to the diamond, CZ's have since become a fashion statement in their own right. Perfect for travel and a little extra bling, CZ Jewelry is one of man's flawless creations.
(Quantity: 64, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Weight: 2.50 ct. t.w.)
I am just now starting to wear more silver and these earrings are gorgeous! The lattice work is so detailed and the cz's just add to it. I have received several compliments on these earrings. I would highly recommend this procuct!