With golden drusy marquises and .10 ct. t.w. diamonds, these drop earrings take on a Moroccan-inspired design through curving, openwork shapes. Leverback, satin-finished and polished 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver 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.
Gold Over Sterling
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."
SATIN: A finish with a smooth, frost-like appearance. Is soft to the touch, but doesn't have the same mirror-like shine as a polished piece.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
LEVER: An earring backing with a hook-shaped insert and a hinged leverback to hold it in place.
2 1/8 inches
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: 34, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: I1-I2, Weight: 0.10 ct. t.w.)
DRUSY: Imagine a fine and sparkling dusting of sheer sugar crystals coating the surface of a rock; this is drusy. Its translucent brilliance creates a rainbow-like spectrum of glittering color which brings bracelets, rings, necklaces and earrings to life in shimmering radiance.
(Color: Metallic Gold, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise,
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
Size: 15X6 mm)