For a look filled with romance and glamour, reach for this zircon and morganite heart pendant necklace. A rosy, blushing heart-shaped pink morganite of 1.60 carats is framed in .50 ct. t.w. of white zircon rounds with wonderful results. Suspends from cable chain with lobster clasp. 18krt rose gold over sterling silver necklace.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
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.
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."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
MORGANITE: Named after the great American tycoon and gem collector J. P. Morgan, morganite's soft pink to peach shades add blushing beauty to jewelry designs. This rare gemstone is surprisingly affordable and brings an undeniable charm to rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
(Color: Pink, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Heart,
HEART: A shape that takes the form of a heart symbol, with two curved sections at the top and a point at the bottom.
Weight: 1.60 carats, Size: 8X8 mm)
ZIRCON: Gem-quality zircon is a transparent crystal from the mineral zirconium silicate. It comes in a variety of colors, most popularly blue and colorless. Contrary to common belief, zircon is not Cubic Zirconia; it is a naturally occurring gemstone with different properties.
(Color: White, Quantity: 24, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.50 ct. t.w., Size: 1.5-2 mm)