Sparkling with irresistible presence, these 6.75 ct. t.w. tanzanite and 1.86 ct. t.w. diamond earrings are truly captivating. The abstract floral motif features oval tanzanites graced by frosted glass petals. Pear-shaped and round diamonds complete the sensational design. Clip/post. 18kt white gold earrings finished in black rhodium.
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. 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.
CLIP/POST: An earring with a post insert and a clip mechanism to hold it in place. The post can be removed by a jeweler to convert the earrings to clip-on.
Stones per Earring:
TANZANITE: A new and rare discovery (1960's) that captures magnificent shades of purple and blue. Its crystal structure allows light to enter the stone and divide into two or three sectors which enhances the intensity of color. Tanzanite is an alternate for December birthstones.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval,
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Weight: 6.75 ct. t.w., Size: 10X8 mm)
GLASS: A delicate, translucent to transparent noncrystalline material made by fusing sand with other materials , such as soda and lime, and then cooling it quickly. Glass is used in anything from windows to drinkware. In jewelry, glass is used for ornamentation, to make doublets, and to simulate gemstones.
(Color: Colorless, Quantity: 8, Shape & Cutting Style: Carved,
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
Size: 9X6 mm)
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: 8, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear,
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: SI1, Weight: 0.46 ct. t.w.)
Diamond (Quantity: 240, 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: SI2-I1, Weight: 1.40 ct. t.w.)