Pastels are making waves among fashion's most influential. Stations of large cushion-cut and pear-shaped chalcedony trail dreamily along a cable chain necklace. Lobster clasp, 14kt yellow gold over sterling silver necklace.
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.
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.
CHALCEDONY: a family of minerals that is often milky gray or bluish in color. Chalcedony includes a number of stones including onyx (black), carnelian (waxy red), agate (wide ranging palette) and bloodstone (brownish red.)
(Color: Green, Quantity: 5, 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.
Size: 14X14 mm)
Chalcedony (Color: Green, Quantity: 10, 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.
Size: 10X7 mm)