Italian Orange Moonstone and Prehnite Cluster Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold
These Italian drop earrings scatter circles of brushed, polished, and diamond-cut 14kt yellow gold. The bubbly clusters also flaunt a vibrant bezel-set mix of hot orange moonstone and cool green prehnite. Hanging length is 1 1/2". Post/clutch, prehnite and orange moonstone drop earrings.
Product Details (for Italian Orange Moonstone and Prehnite Cluster Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold)
1 3/4 inches
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K 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.
BRUSHED: A low-luster finish with a very fine texture that looks as if it were applied with a wire brush.
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.
1 1/2 inches
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: Orange, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Checkerboard
CHECKERBOARD: A technique that creates a contrast of dark and light when light hits the pattern of square or diamond-shaped facets.
, Size: 8 mm)
PREHNITE: An intriguing green gemstone, prehnite ranges in color from apple green to yellow green and can have either a shiny or pearlescent luster. Once quite rare, prehnite is now a popular gemstone for rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Checkerboard, Size: 6 mm)