Turquoise Spear Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 2"
Item#: 862147 NEW!
Global influences are transforming the look of modern everyday jewelry. Inspired by the elaborate, incredibly vivid jewels of Africa, these stabilized turquoise spear drop earrings, dangling low and positioned to swing as you move. Detailed with grooved edges, these vibrant drop earrings are set in 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver and hang to 2". Earwire, stabilized turquoise spear drop earrings.
Product Details (for Turquoise Spear Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 2")
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
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.
STABILIZED TURQUOISE: Stabilized turquoise is natural turquoise that has been treated with a clear epoxy, resin, or hardening agent in order to protect the stone's color and prevent it from fracturing.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Cabochon
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Size: 36X4 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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