Wear these 2.80 ct. t.w. round amethyst stud earrings as is for a chic look, or increase their vibrancy with the included 2.30 ct. t.w. tsavorite round earring jackets. The versatile jewelry set will take you from day to night with ease. Post/clutch, black rhodium-plated sterling silver earrings and earring jackets.
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
Stones per Earring:
TSAVORITE: a deep green variety of garnet. It has similarities to emerald, but is rarer and more durable. First uncovered in the 1960's in Tanzania, it was given its name on account of the discovery of mines in Kenya's Tsavo National Park in the early 1970's.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 136, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 2.30 ct. t.w., Size: 1.5 mm)
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 2.80 ct. t.w., Size: 8 mm)