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.
DOUBLE: A bale that has two loops to slide a chain through.
DOUBLE LATCH: A safety mechanism that secures the clasp of a bracelet or necklace using two safety latches.
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: Orange, Quantity: 20, Shape & Cutting Style: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
PRINCESS: A multifaceted gemstone cut that has a square or rectangular shape with a facet arrangement that yields a similar level of brilliance to the round brilliant-cut. The princess-cut is known for the distinct "x" shape it renders while looking through the table.
, Weight: 2.40 ct. t.w.)