C. 2000 Vintage Opal and 2.30 ct. t.w. Diamond Floral Drop Earrings in 18kt White Gold
C. 2000. From our Estate collection, these drop earrings exude a captivating presence with prismatic oval opals. A whimsical floral design charms the opals, sparkling with 2.30 ct. t.w. diamonds in 18kt white gold. Hanging length is 1 7/8". Post/clutch, diamond and opal floral drop earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 2000 Vintage Opal and 2.30 ct. t.w. Diamond Floral Drop Earrings in 18kt White Gold)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
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.
1 7/8 inches
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: 120, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
BRILLIANT & SINGLE: A mix of both brilliant-cut and single-cut gemstones. Brilliant-cut gemstones usually have 58 facets, while single-cut typically have 18 facets.
, Color Grade: I-J
Color Grade I-J: Near-colorless
, Clarity: SI1-SI2
CLARITY SI1-SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 2.30 ct. t.w.)
OPAL: With an iridescent luster that can reveal a beautiful kaleidoscope of color, the opal has inspired many myths and legends. A white opal with swirls of soft pastel shades is popular for jewelry, but opals also come in black and blue. Opal is the gemstone for October birthdays.
(Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Weight: 18.34 ct. t.w., Size: 22X16 mm)