C. 2000. From Tiffany's, these two-toned circle earrings are like works of modern art, and will add a lift of sophistication to any outfit. Post/clutch. 18kt yellow gold and sterling silver earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 2000 Vintage Tiffany J...)
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.