On our pastel Y-necklace, a pear-shaped, aqua blue chalcedony sways from a slender bar of 18kt yellow gold over sterling silver. Drop adds 2 3/4" to the length. Suspends from a cable chain with a 2" extender and a lobster clasp.
Product Details (for Blue Chalcedony Y-Necklace in 18kt Gold Over Sterling. 22.5")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
2 3/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
CHALCEDONY: a family of minerals that is often milky gray or bluish in color. Chalcedony includes a number of stones including onyx (black), carnelian (waxy red), agate (wide ranging palette) and bloodstone (brownish red.)
(Color: Blue, 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.
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Size: 14x10 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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What a nice surprise to find a unique quality piece that will be beautiful for the upcoming warmer season. The stone is a dreamy aqua blue as described with extender rings and a good sized lobster claw clasp.
Fro37, Philadelphia, PA
Bottom Line: I would recommend this to a friend!
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March 22, 2017
I expected the Stone to be larger!
but overall, I like it.