Multi-Stone Double Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
Item#: 881421 NEW!
Big gemstone statements are highly desirable, and now we've made them affordable in 18k yellow gold over sterling silver. These double drop earrings dangle aventurine, amethyst, rose quartz, citrine, and moonstone. Hanging length is 2 3/4". Earwire, multi-stone drop earrings.
Product Details (for Multi-Stone Double 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 3/4 inches
QUARTZ: From the icy shimmer of rock crystal quartz to the delicate pink of rose quartz to the moody hues of smoky quartz, this gemstone offers something for everyone. Quartz, found in endless colors and varieties, is a popular choice for bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings.
(Color: Rose, 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: 12 mm)
AVENTURINE: This unique gemstone can contain small inclusions of shiny minerals that give off a glistening, light-reflecting shimmer. Aventurine, sometimes mistaken for green jade, is often presented as cabochons or beads in fine jewelry designs.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 6 mm)
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Violet, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 3.00 ct. t.w., Size: 6 mm)
CITRINE: A member of the quartz family, citrine symbolizes cheerfulness and prosperity. Its name is derived from the French word citron meaning lemon. This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron. Citrine is the birthstone for November.
(Color: Yellow, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 3.00 ct. t.w., Size: 6 mm)
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: White, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 6 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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