.40 ct. t.w. Emerald and .10 ct. t.w. Diamond Love Knot Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
Rounds of .40 ct. t.w. emeralds and .10 ct. t.w. diamonds pinwheel in dazzling formation, giving new life to these classic love knot earrings. Includes touches of black rhodium and 18kt white gold over sterling. Clip/post, 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver earrings.
Product Details (for .40 ct. t.w. Emerald and .10 ct. t.w. Diamond Love Knot 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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CLIP/POST: An earring with a post insert and a clip mechanism to hold it in place. The post can be removed by a jeweler to convert the earrings to clip-on.
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: 32, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: I1-I2, Weight: 0.10 ct. t.w.)