C. 2000. Fire and Ice: these 5.00 ct. t.w. citrine and 2.20 ct. t.w. white topaz earrings by Lagos from our Estate collection blend hot and cold. Arranged in a graduated, geometric pattern, the emerald-cut gemstones drop to a bezel-set ball of 18kt yellow gold. Clip/post, sterling silver and 18kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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
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 and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
Silver and 18kt 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.
Stones per Earring:
CITRINE: A member of the quartz family, citrine symbolizes cheerfulness and prosperity. Its name is derived from the French word citron meaning lemon. This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron. Citrine is the birthstone for November.
(Color: Yellow, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Emerald, Weight: 5.00 ct. t.w., Size: 12x7 mm)
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: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Emerald, Weight: 2.20 ct. t.w., Size: 7x5 mm)