The shape and hammered texture of these abstract earrings capture the essence of artisan jewelry. The 8-8.5mm black cultured freshwater pearls are artistically displayed on open squares of sterling silver. Leverback, sterling silver earrings.
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.
LEVER: An earring backing with a hook-shaped insert and a hinged leverback to hold it in place.
1 1/2 inches
Stones per Earring:
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Button,
BUTTON: A pearl that is circular in shape with a flat bottom and a flattened or domed top.
Size: 8-8.5 mm)