Turquoise Collar Necklace in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
Global influences are transforming the look of modern everyday jewelry! Inspired by the vivid jewels of Africa, this vibrant necklace exudes a spectacular blue from shield and spear shaped stabilized turquoise set in polished 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver. Hook clasp, stabilized turquoise collar necklace.
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Product Details (for Turquoise Collar Necklace in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 18")
5/8-1 3/8 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.
ENAMEL: Enamel is a glass-like colored coating which is applied or "painted" over the surface of a piece of metal, ceramic or glass. Enamel is made from powdered glass or an epoxy resin material.
ROLO: A chain comprised of interlocking circle-links.
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: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
, Size: 22 mm)
Stabilized Turquoise (Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Size: 27X14 mm)