On these floral drop earrings, textured leaves of 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver crown faceted free-form moonstones. Set in sterling silver with a gunmetal finish. Hanging length is 7/8". Post/clutch, moonstone floral drop earrings.
Product Details (for Moonstone Floral Drop Earrings in Two-Tone Sterling Silver)
1 1/8 inches
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
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.
gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
Silver and 18kt Gold Over Sterling
GOLD OVER STERLING: Sometimes referred to as “vermeil,” this metal is gold-plated sterling silver. It is one of the most desirable gold-plated metals and can come in 14kt-24kt yellow, white, or rose.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
MOONSTONE: named for the white reflection that mimics the reflection of moonshine. Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, moonstone's light-catching shimmer is perfect for fine jewelry. In Europe, moonstone is the birthstone for June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Free-form
FREE-FORM: Any gemstone with an irregular shape.
CHECKERBOARD: A technique that creates a contrast of dark and light when light hits the pattern of square or diamond-shaped facets.
, Size: 15X11 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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