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."
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.
Stones per Earring:
Mother of Pearl
MOTHER-OF-PEARL: Glowing with an iridescent beauty, mother-of-pearl has been showcased in jewelry designs for thousands of years. As mother-of-pearl is a natural substance, it may vary in appearance, and its distinctive shimmer lends a quiet elegance to fine jewelry.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval,
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Size: 8x6 mm)
GLASS: A delicate, translucent to transparent noncrystalline material made by fusing sand with other materials , such as soda and lime, and then cooling it quickly. Glass is used in anything from windows to drinkware. In jewelry, glass is used for ornamentation, to make doublets, and to simulate gemstones.
(Color: Pink, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval Cabochon,
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Size: 8x6 mm)
SIMULATED PEARL: A simulated pearl is an artificial stone made to look like real pearls. Known as "faux pearl," is does not actually hold any of the physical properties of a pearl, as it could be made from glass, acrylic, or plastic. Some are even lab-made from an oyster shell, which gives it an authentic feel and a stronger durability. Typically found in fashion jewelry, faux pearls are incredibly affordable and can create the same elegant look for less.
(Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Button,
BUTTON: A pearl that is circular in shape with a flat bottom and a flattened or domed top.
Size: 14 mm)