Italian 6-12mm Graduated Gray Quartz Bead Necklace With 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 18"
Gray is chic and modern. This graduated necklace from Italy comprises 6-12mm quartz beads in matte gray. Also includes 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver spacers, 1 3/4" extender, and lobster clasp. Gray quartz bead necklace.
Product Details (for Italian 6-12mm Graduated Gray Quartz Bead Necklace With 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 18")
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.
ROLO: A chain comprised of interlocking circle-links.
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.
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Gray, Quantity: 7, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Bead, Size: 12 mm)