5.50 ct. t.w. Amethyst Heart Stud Earrings in Sterling Silver
Amethyst (Color: Purple, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Heart Checkerboard, Weight: 5.50 ct. t.w., Size: 10 mm)
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."
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
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.
HEART: A shape that takes the form of a heart symbol, with two curved sections at the top and a point at the bottom.
CHECKERBOARD: A technique that creates a contrast of dark and light when light hits the pattern of square or diamond-shaped facets.
All weights and measures are approximate. Most gemstones have been treated to enhance their natural beauty.
Ross-Simons Presentation Box Your purchase includes an elegant Ross-Simons presentation box.
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