DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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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 gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
SYNTHETIC SAPPHIRE: A gemstone that is created in a laboratory to mimic the actual properties of a natural sapphire. Commonly known as "created sapphire," it features the same deep color and transparent sparkle, but is significantly more affordable than a sapphire found in nature.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
, Weight: 0.50 carats, Size: 6x3 mm)
Synthetic Sapphire (Color: White, Quantity: 2, 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.
, Weight: 1.10 ct. t.w., Size: 6x4 mm)