C. 1990. From our Estate collection, these 12mm cultured baroque pearl drop and cameo earrings showcase a classically beautiful woman in profile (adorned with a diamond-accented necklace) atop swingy baroque pearl drops. Leverback, 18kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
DANGLE: An earring that swings below the lobe.
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.
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.
LEVER: An earring backing with a hook-shaped insert and a hinged leverback to hold it in place.
2 3/8 inches
Stones per Earring:
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Baroque,
BAROQUE: is the term used to describe oversized and irregularly-shaped pearls. Baroque pearls add interest and intrigue to classic jewelry styles.
Size: 12 mm)
SIMULATED GEMSTONE: A simulated gemstone is an artificial stone made from manmade materials, such as glass, acrylic, and plastic. Known as "faux stones," they can be used in place of any gemstone imaginable to create the same look for less. Typically used in fashion jewelry, they come in all colors and in varying degrees of transparency and opacity.
(Color: Brown, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
Size: 23x18 mm)
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: 8, 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-SI2, Weight: 0.04 ct. t.w.)