8-16mm Black Shell Pearl Front-Back Earrings in 14kt Gold Over Sterling
From runway to your jewelry box - these double earrings are making waves in fashion. The 8mm black shell pearl sits in front like a stud, while the larger 16mm black shell pearl secures to the post and drops behind the lobe. Post, 14kt yellow gold over sterling silver earrings. Our shell pearls are lab-created from oyster shells to ensure durability and affordability.
Product Details (for 8-16mm Black Shell Pearl Front-Back Earrings in 14kt Gold Over Sterling)
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.
Gold Over Sterling
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."
GOLD OVER STERLING: Sometimes referred to as “vermeil,” this metal is gold-plated sterling silver. It is one of the most desirable gold-plated metals and can come in 14kt-24kt yellow, white, or rose.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
SHELL: A treasured gift of the sea, shell has been used for ornamentation since recorded time. Shell makes a classic choice for cameo designs and is often carved in relief to display a ladylike motif, presented in a frame of precious metal.
A shell pearl is a simulated pearl which has been lab-created from the shell of an oyster. It is resistant to damage from sweat and perfume and more affordable and durable than a traditional pearl.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 8 mm)