2.50 ct. t.w. Garnet and 1.10 ct. t.w. White Topaz Starfish Pendant Necklace in 18kt Two-Tone Sterling Silver. 18"
Five pear-shaped garnets, 2.50 ct. t.w., form a floral motif inside this ornate starfish pendant, joined by 1.10 ct. t.w. white topaz rounds and set in sterling silver and 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver with artful beaded edging. Pendant suspends from a rhodium-plated cable chain and finishes with a lobster clasp. White topaz and garnet starfish pendant necklace.
Product Details (for 2.50 ct. t.w. Garnet and 1.10 ct. t.w. White Topaz Starfish Pendant Necklace in 18kt Two-Tone Sterling Silver. 18")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 5/8 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/4 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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
GARNET: the birthstone of January. One glance at the deep red seeds nestled inside of a pomegranate explains why the word "garnet" comes from the Latin word "granatus," meaning "grain" or "seed." This name was given to the garnet because of its close resemblance to the succulent seed.
(Color: Burgundy, Quantity: 5, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
, Weight: 2.50 ct. t.w., Size: 6X4 mm)
TOPAZ: Available in a stunning selection of shades, the topaz's sky blue hue is one of the most popular colors for jewelry designs. Once thought to offer protection, today topaz is favored for its durability and affordability. Yellow topaz is the birthstone for November while blue topaz is for December.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.10 carats, Size: 3 mm)