Product Details (for Blue Howlite Teardrop Earrings With .70 ct. t.w. Blue Topaz in 14kt Yellow Gold)
1 5/8 inches
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.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
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.
1 1/2 inches
Stones per Earring:
HOWLITE: Naturally white with a distinctive marbleized appearance, howlite lends rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets a Southwestern flair. This stone, thought to relieve stress and insomnia, is a relatively recent discovery from the late 1800's.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Teardrop
TEARDROP: An elongated pear shape, rounded at one side and pointed at the other.
Bead, Weight: 84.00 ct. t.w., Size: 25X15 mm)
TOPAZ: Available in a stunning selection of shades, the topaz's sky blue hue is one of the most popular colors for jewelry designs. Once thought to offer protection, today topaz is favored for its durability and affordability. Yellow topaz is the birthstone for November while blue topaz is for December.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.70 ct. t.w., Size: 4 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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These blue howlite earrings are pretty, and I am keeping them. Â However, they have almost none of the natural striations that their picture showed--very disappointing. Â Also, their posts are unbelievably short--almost to the point of being unusable.