These drop earrings flicker with a fiery mix of gemstones. 10.00 ct. t.w. of square citrines dangle from 6.30 ct. t.w. of round and pear-shaped garnets. Hanging length is 2 1/8". Leverback, diamond-cut and polished 14kt yellow gold earrings.
Product Details (for 10.00 ct. t.w. Citrine and 6.30 ct. t.w. Garnet Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold)
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.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
DIAMOND-CUT: A finish that incorporates highly polished cuts or facets which create a reflective sparkle similar to the appearance of diamonds.
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.
2 1/8 inches
CITRINE: A member of the quartz family, citrine symbolizes cheerfulness and prosperity. Its name is derived from the French word citron meaning lemon. This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron. Citrine is the birthstone for November.
(Color: Yellow, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Weight: 10.00 ct. t.w., Size: 12 mm)
GARNET: the birthstone of January. One glance at the deep red seeds nestled inside of a pomegranate explains why the word "garnet" comes from the Latin word "granatus," meaning "grain" or "seed." This name was given to the garnet because of its close resemblance to the succulent seed.
(Color: Burgundy, 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: 2.30 ct. t.w., Size: 7x5 mm)