18.80 ct. t.w. Garnet Chandelier Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
Item#: 877166 NEW!
A lush presentation of rich 18.80 ct. t.w. garnets dangle in this lovely pair of chandelier drops, set in polished 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver. Hanging length is 2 1/4". Earwire, garnet drop earrings.
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Product Details (for 18.80 ct. t.w. Garnet Chandelier Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling )
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
2 1/4 inches
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: 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.
, Weight: 1.90 ct. t.w., Size: 6 mm)
Garnet (Color: Burgundy, Quantity: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Checkerboard, Weight: 12.00 ct. t.w., Size: 9x7 mm)