C. 1990. These flickering flame earrings from our Estate collection smolder with .50 ct. t.w. of emerald-cut synthetic emeralds. For extra spark, each is lit by a single diamond accent. Post/clutch, 10kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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:
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Single-Cut,
SINGLE-CUT: A gemstone cutting technique that dates back to the 1300s. Still used today, the single-cut usually features 18 facets that go in one direction without crossing each other.
Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: SI1-SI2, Weight: 0.01 ct. t.w.)
SYNTHETIC EMERALD: A gemstone that is created in a laboratory to mimic the actual properties of a natural emerald. Commonly known as "created emerald," it features the same gallant green color and transparent radiance, but is significantly more affordable than an emerald found in nature.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Rectangle
RECTANGLE: An elongated, symmetrical shape with four sides.
Emerald, Weight: 0.50 ct. t.w., Size: 5x3 mm)