C. 1990. Brighten up your look with this vibrant pair of 2.30 ct. t.w. amethyst half-hoop earrings from our Estate collection. The oval bezel-set amethysts create a vivid display with graduated detailing on the sides. Post/clutch, 10kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
HOOP: An earring that loops from the front of the ear to the back.
10KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 10kt is 41.67% gold.
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.
Stones per Earring:
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval,
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Weight: 2.30 ct. t.w., Size: 8x6 mm)