C. 1990 Vintage 5.00 ct. t.w. Diamond and 1.60 ct. t.w. Sapphire Drop Earrings in 18kt White Gold. 1 1/4"
C. 1990. From our Estate collection, these 5.00 ct. t.w. diamond and 1.60 ct. t.w. sapphire drop earrings are an extraordinary find. Their European cut diamond centers gleam with square sapphire halos. More round diamonds complete the impressive pair. Hanging length is 1 1/4". Leverback, textured and polished 18kt white gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1990 Vintage 5.00 ct. t.w. Diamond and 1.60 ct. t.w. Sapphire Drop Earrings in 18kt White Gold. 1 1/4")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
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.
1 1/4 inches
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: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Old European Cut
OLD EUROPEAN CUT: An old-fashioned gemstone cut dating back to the 1800s. With a round shape and 58 facets, it is considered the precursor to the modern brilliant-cut. However, it has a greater depth and smaller table than the brilliant-cut of today.
, Color Grade: K-L, Clarity: VS1-VS2
Clarity VS1-VS2: Very slightly included. Inclusions are observed with effort under 10x magnification, but can be characterized as minor.
, Weight: 3.90 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 46, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: J-K
Color Grade J-K: Near-colorless to faint color
, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 1.10 ct. t.w.)
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: Blue, Quantity: 40, Shape & Cutting Style: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
, Weight: 1.60 ct. t.w.)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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