C. 1980 Vintage .80 ct. t.w. Diamond and .36 ct. t.w. Emerald Drop Earrings in 18kt White Gold
C. 1980. An Estate collection treasure, the appeal of this pair of .80 ct. t.w. diamond and .36 ct. t.w. emerald drop earrings is more relevant than ever before. The classic gemstone combination is revered as one of the world's most beautiful. Hanging length is 1 3/8". Pierced screw, diamond and emerald drop earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1980 Vintage .80 ct. t.w. Diamond and .36 ct. t.w. Emerald Drop Earrings in 18kt White Gold)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
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.
SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
PIERCED SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
1 3/8 inches
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: 22, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Old Mine Cut
OLD MINE CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1700s. Features a rounded square silhouette similar to the modern cushion-cut, but conforms to the shape of the rough gemstone in order to preserve the weight. The culet is usually large enough to be easily seen through the table of the diamond.
, Color Grade: H-I
Color Grade H-I: Near-colorless
, Clarity: SI1-SI2
CLARITY SI1-SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 0.80 ct. t.w.)