This marvelous pair of elegant purple stones held tight by sterling silver and 14kt gold accents speaks of endless possibilities. The design boasts square-cut amethysts totaling 3.90 carats. Post/clutch, polished sterling silver and 14kt gold earrings.
STUD: An earring that sits stationary on the ear and doesn't drop below the lobe.
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
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.
-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
Silver and 14kt 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: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
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: 3.90 ct. t.w., Size: 8X8 mm)