Blue Ethiopian Opal and .83 ct. t.w. Diamond Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold
With the discovery of high-quality opals in Ethiopia, Ross-Simons gives collectors new reasons to love the gemstone. Intense and varied colors seem to dance across and within our blue Ethiopian opal earrings, presented in large cabochon cuts that showcase the full spectrum of the effect. Set in 14kt gold and held in the luxe light of .83 ct. t.w. diamonds, each opal is unique and will vary. Hanging length is 1 3/8". Leverback, blue opal earrings.
Product Details (for Blue Ethiopian Opal and .83 ct. t.w. Diamond 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.
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.
1 3/8 inches
OPAL: With an iridescent luster that can reveal a beautiful kaleidoscope of color, the opal has inspired many myths and legends. A white opal with swirls of soft pastel shades is popular for jewelry, but opals also come in black and blue. Opal is the gemstone for October birthdays.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Size: 15X10 mm)
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 92, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: H-I
Color Grade H-I: Near-colorless
, Clarity: SI2-I1, Weight: 0.83 ct. t.w.)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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