Multi-Stone Bead Necklace in 14kt Gold Over Sterling. 20"
A feast for the eyes! This multi-stone bead and cultured baroque pearl necklace features amethyst, lapis, carnelian, chalcedony, turquoise, hematite, tiger’s eye, agate, pink coral and moonstone and a gray baroque cultured freshwater pearl. Springring clasp, 14kt yellow gold over sterling silver necklace.
Product Details (for Multi-Stone Bead Necklace in 14kt Gold Over Sterling. 20")
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K 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.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
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: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Bead, Weight: 50.00 ct. t.w., Size: 15-17 mm)
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: Gray, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Baroque
BAROQUE: is the term used to describe oversized and irregularly-shaped pearls. Baroque pearls add interest and intrigue to classic jewelry styles.
, Size: 6-9 mm)
LAPIS LAZULI: The blue stone is said to encourage harmony in relationships and is known as the stone of friendship and truth. Typically presented with a cabochon cut, lapis lazuli jewelry is rarely faceted, although it is sometimes highly polished.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Rondelle
RONDELLE: A round shape with two flat parallel sides. Often in the form of a faceted bead.
Bead, Size: 8-10 mm)
CARNELIAN: A brownish-red mineral, carnelian has been used for centuries to make engraved gems and signet rings, intaglios and especially seal rings, because hot wax does not adhere to it. Its name comes from the Latin word for cherry, since the lush red color of the carnelian so resembles the vivid red fruit.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Faceted Bead
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Size: 14 mm)
CHALCEDONY: a family of minerals that is often milky gray or bluish in color. Chalcedony includes a number of stones including onyx (black), carnelian (waxy red), agate (wide ranging palette) and bloodstone (brownish red.)
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Faceted Bead, Size: 12-15 mm x 10-11 mm)
TURQUOISE: Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, turquoise is prized for its depth of color and the visual interest found in veins of matrix stone. Prized as a gemstone for 1000's of years, legend holds that turquoise has protective qualities.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 5, Shape & Cutting Style: Bead, Size: 14-18 mm x 12-14 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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