C. 2013 Ippolita "Stella" Turquoise Doublet and .38 ct. t.w. Diamond Earrings in Sterling Silver
C. 2013. Ippolita's "Stella" collection features luminescent gemstones with pave diamonds accenting each piece. Set in sterling silver, "Stella" captures the cool glow of starlight in the evening sky. These teardrop earrings add a fun pop of color to any ensemble with rock crystal over turquoise doublets and .38 ct. t.w. diamonds. Hanging length is 1 3/8". Earwire, diamond and turquoise doublet Ippolita drop earrings. Note this is a tremendous value on a pair of earrings in "as-new" condition with a current retail value of $1,495.
Product Details (for C. 2013 Ippolita "Stella" Turquoise Doublet and .38 ct. t.w. Diamond Earrings in Sterling Silver)
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
1 3/8 inches
CRYSTAL: Though traditionally the term "crystal" was given to glass with a 24% lead content, today it is used in a more general sense to describe transparent and highly refractive glass formed with silica, oxide, or other additives. Crystal is used in serveware, barware, home accents, and jewelry.
ROCK CRYSTAL: A sparkling, clear gemstone, rock crystal has been valued for thousands of years for its beautiful shine and versatility. For jewelry designs, rock crystal can be cut to offer the same icy appeal of a diamond, at a fraction of the cost.
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Colorless, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
Fancy, Weight: approx. 5.50 ct. t.w., Size: 15x13 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: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear Fancy, Size: 15x13 mm)
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: 96, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: H-I
Color Grade H-I: Near-colorless
, Clarity: SI1-SI2
CLARITY SI1-SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 0.38 ct. t.w.)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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