C. 1980. From our Estate collection, this fanciful pair of 4.60 ct. t.w. diamond heart drop earrings is glorious in every way. Tapered diamond baguettes and brilliant-cut diamond rounds light up the romantic silhouette. Pierced screw, 14kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
PIERCED SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
1 3/8 inches
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: 58, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: VS1-VS2, Weight: 3.40 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 10, Shape & Cutting Style: Tapered Baguette
TAPERED BAGUETTE: A modification to the baguette shape, where an elongated rectangle gemstone narrows on one side.
, Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: VS1-VS2, Weight: 1.20 ct. t.w.)