Italian Blue Quartz and Turquoise Bead Bib Necklace in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
One of the hottest topics during Red Carpet season, the bib necklace isn't limited to celebrity soirees. We love the laid-back spirit of our latest find from Italy, cascading with blue quartz and reconstituted turquoise beads in 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver. Longest drop is 2 1/2". Lobster clasp, turquoise and blue quartz bib necklace.
Product Details (for Italian Blue Quartz and Turquoise Bead Bib Necklace in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 18.5")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
2 1/2 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
2 1/2 inches
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.
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.
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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 21, 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.
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Size: 9X6 mm)
TURQUOISE: Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, turquoise is prized for its depth of color and the visual interest found in veins of matrix stone. Prized as a gemstone for 1000's of years, legend holds that turquoise has protective qualities.
RECONSTITUTED TURQUOISE: Reconstituted turquoise is composed of ground-up natural turquoise molded into a solid stone with the use of a binding agent. It is much more affordable than regular, natural turquoise.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 43, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Bead, Size: 4 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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