These ornate jeweled earrings exude an exotic feel with 38.66 ct. t.w. of cushion-cut, round, and briolette blue topaz drops. Touches of peridot totaling .32 carats along with .64 ct. t.w. of white and enhanced black diamonds bring added detail to the design. Clip/post, 14kt yellow gold earrings.
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.
CLIP/POST: An earring with a post insert and a clip mechanism to hold it in place. The post can be removed by a jeweler to convert the earrings to clip-on.
1 3/8 inches
Stones per Earring:
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: Cushion,
CUSHION: A gemstone that features a rounded square shape. The facet arrangement can be either a type of modified brilliant cut or a checkerboard pattern.
Weight: 18.00 ct. t.w., Size: 10x10 mm)
Topaz (Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Briolette,
BRIOLETTE: A three-dimensional teardrop gemstone bead with triangular facets all around.
Weight: 20.50 ct. t.w., Size: 11x9 mm)
Topaz (Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Checkerboard,
CHECKERBOARD: A technique that creates a contrast of dark and light when light hits the pattern of square or diamond-shaped facets.
Weight: 0.16 ct. t.w., Size: 3 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.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 16, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.32 ct. t.w., Size: 1.5 mm)
Diamond (Quantity: 8, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Color Grade: H, Clarity: SI2-I1, Weight: 0.32 ct. t.w., Size: 1 mm)
PERIDOT: the birthstone of the month of August, peridot is only found in one color: green. Historians are now convinced that some, if not all, of the emeralds that Cleopatra was famous for wearing were not actually emeralds but deep green peridot stones from Egypt.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 10, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.32 ct. t.w., Size: 2 mm)