This charm dangle necklace from Scott Kay is a collection of cultural symbols with a fashion-forward tone. Includes a floral-capped 7.5-8mm cultured freshwater pearl, an etched hook, and a hamsa bedecked with accents of white sapphire and garnet. On a cable chain with a push button clasp. Textured and polished sterling silver necklace.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/8 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
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."
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
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.
BUTTON: A pearl that is circular in shape with a flat bottom and a flattened or domed top.
PUSH BUTTON: A clasp that "clicks" into place. The mechanism relies on a lever or button which needs to be pushed In order to release the closure.
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: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round,
NEAR-ROUND: A pearl that visually appears almost round.
Size: 7.5-8 mm)
GARNET: the birthstone of January. One glance at the deep red seeds nestled inside of a pomegranate explains why the word "garnet" comes from the Latin word "granatus," meaning "grain" or "seed." This name was given to the garnet because of its close resemblance to the succulent seed.
(Color: Burgundy, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Cabochon,
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Weight: 0.03 carats, Size: 2 mm)
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: White, Quantity: 11, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.07 ct. t.w., Size: 1 mm)