Pearl stud earrings have stood the test of time with their simple elegance and versatility. These pearl earrings are in a special class of this timeless style, with 12-13mm cultured South Sea pearls, known for their unique luster and size. Post/clutch, 14kt yellow gold earrings.
STUD: An earring that sits stationary on the ear and doesn't drop below the lobe.
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.
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.
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:
Cultured South Sea Pearl
SOUTH SEA PEARLS: With a dramatic 9mm-20mm size and glowing satiny luster, South Sea pearls are among the rarest and most coveted of cultured pearls. Found in shades of white, silver and gold, South Sea pearls are an exquisite sight in jewelry designs.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round,
NEAR-ROUND: A pearl that visually appears almost round.
Size: 12-13 mm)