Italian 10mm Turquoise Bead Threader Bead Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
Item#: 849611 NEW!
Fashion trends are born in Italy, home to this long, slinky pair of threader earrings. Measuring over four inches, the slim chain threads through the ear and hangs as low or high as you wish. A 10mm bead of reconstituted turquoise adds a cool pop of blue to each. 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver earrings.
Product Details (for Italian 10mm Turquoise Bead Threader Bead Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling)
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.
2 3/8 inches
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: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Bead, Size: 10 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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