These earrings sway with playful color and movement. Double amethyst teardrops fall from chains with beads of polished 14kt gold and faceted amethyst. Total amethyst weight is equal to 25.00 carats. Earwire, 14kt yellow gold earrings.
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
2 1/8 inches
Stones per Earring:
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Teardrop
TEARDROP: An elongated pear shape, rounded at one side and pointed at the other.
BRIOLETTE: A three-dimensional teardrop gemstone bead with triangular facets all around.
Weight: 20.00 ct. t.w., Size: 9x6 mm)
Amethyst (Color: Purple, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Faceted Bead
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Weight: 5.00 ct. t.w., Size: 3.5-4 mm)