C. 1990. A luxurious pair of 3.90 ct. t.w. trillion-cut peridot gems, these Estate earrings showcase the true beauty of a gem stone mined for and cherished for over 3500 years. Post/clutch, polished 14kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
STUD: An earring that sits stationary on the ear and doesn't drop below the lobe.
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.
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:
PERIDOT: the birthstone of the month of August, peridot is only found in one color: green. Historians are now convinced that some, if not all, of the emeralds that Cleopatra was famous for wearing were not actually emeralds but deep green peridot stones from Egypt.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Trillion,
TRILLION: A variety of the modified brilliant-cut, sometimes called "trilliant" or "trillian." Features a faceted triangular shape, sometimes with curved edges.
Weight: 3.90 ct. t.w., Size: 8.5x8.5 mm)