C. 2000 Vintage 15.08 ct. t.w. Imperial Topaz and .60 ct. t.w. Diamond Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold
C. 2000. Imperial topaz, a rare and desirable variety, inherited its name from 17th-century Tsars who claimed rights to all of these gemstones mined in Russia. 15.08 ct. t.w. pear-shaped imperial topaz gemstones star in these exceptional drop earrings from our Estate collection. Round brilliant-cut diamonds, .60 ct. t.w., bedeck the chains and curve along the drops and satin-finished circles. Set in 14kt yellow gold. Hanging length is 2 1/8". Clip/post, diamond and imperial topaz drop earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 2000 Vintage 15.08 ct. t.w. Imperial Topaz and .60 ct. t.w. Diamond Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
SATIN: A finish with a smooth, frost-like appearance. Is soft to the touch, but doesn't have the same mirror-like shine as a polished piece.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CLIP/POST: An earring with a post insert and a clip mechanism to hold it in place. The post can be removed by a jeweler to convert the earrings to clip-on.
2 1/8 inches
TOPAZ: Available in a stunning selection of shades, the topaz's sky blue hue is one of the most popular colors for jewelry designs. Once thought to offer protection, today topaz is favored for its durability and affordability. Yellow topaz is the birthstone for November while blue topaz is for December.
(Color: Orange, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
, Weight: 7.54 carats, Size: 6.10X9.70 mm)
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: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: G-H
Color Grade G-H: Near-colorless
, Clarity: VS1-SI1, Weight: 0.20 ct. t.w., Size: 2.00-1.90 mm)