Multi-Shaped Multi-Stone Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling
Item#: 881473 NEW!
Experience the otherworldly flicker of these faceted gemstones. Set in 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver, the earrings drop moonstone, black onyx, and labradorite in a mix of shapes and sizes. Hanging length is 2 1/4". Post/clutch, multi-stone drop earrings.
Product Details (for Multi-Shaped Multi-Stone Drop Earrings in 18kt Gold Over Sterling)
2 3/8 inches
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
2 1/4 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: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
ROSE-CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1500s, with a flat back and a faceted top.
, Size: 14x10 mm)
Moonstone (Color: White, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval Checkerboard
CHECKERBOARD: A technique that creates a contrast of dark and light when light hits the pattern of square or diamond-shaped facets.
, Size: 10x8 mm)
ONYX: A favorite of the ancient Greeks and Romans, this glossy black gemstone adds a sophisticated shine to rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Perfect for day or night, onyx delivers a dramatic dose of color to gold and sterling silver jewelry designs.
(Color: Black, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Marquise
MARQUISE: An elliptical shape that comes to a point at the top and bottom. Sometimes referred to as a "navette."
, Size: 12x6 mm)
LABRADORITE: A unique mineral named for the Canadian region where it was discovered. Labradorite glows with an aura called labradorescence, causing it to shift in color depending on the viewing angle.
(Color: Gray, Quantity: 2, 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.
, Size: 22x16 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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