Product Details (for 13.00 ct. t.w. Smoky Quartz Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling)
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."
GOLD OVER STERLING: Sometimes referred to as “vermeil,” this metal is gold-plated sterling silver. It is one of the most desirable gold-plated metals and can come in 14kt-24kt yellow, white, or rose.
BRUSHED: A low-luster finish with a very fine texture that looks as if it were applied with a wire brush.
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
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Smoky, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
, Weight: 13.00 ct. t.w., Size: 13X8-18X9 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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