Italian 18kt Gold Over Sterling Silver Byzantine Necklace
Item#: 872029 NEW!
Our finely made byzantine necklace is a must-have foundation piece for any fine jewelry collection. A classic, instantly recognizable design, this Italian-made piece comes to you at a remarkable price. Lobster clasp, 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver byzantine necklace.
Product Details (for Italian 18kt Gold Over Sterling Silver Byzantine Necklace. 16")
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.
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.
All weights and measures are approximate.
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