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Sterling Silver Rose Quartz and Pink Freshwater Cultured Pearl Earrings Set (6-7mm), 2 Pairs


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  • faceted beads reflect the light in a spectacular light show
  • The natural properties and process of pearl formation define the unique beauty of each pearl. The image may show slight differences in texture, color, size and shape.
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Product Specifications

Jewelry Information
Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Amazon Curated Collection
Metal stamp 925 Sterling
Metal Sterling silver
Material Pearl
Gem Type Rose quartz
Minimum total gem weight 2.5 carats
Setting Other type
Width 0.24 inches
Length 1.25 inches
Back finding Fishhook
Total metal weight 0.5 Grams
Number of stones 6
Model number LT4800
Pearl Information
Surface markings and blemishes very-lightly-blemished
Shape Potato
Uniformity good-to-very-good
Luster medium-luster
Minimum color Pink
Size per pearl 6.0-6.5.0mm
Stringing Method unknotted-on-wire
Pearl type Freshwater cultured
Rose-Quartz Information
Stone shape Multiple gemstones
Stone Creation Method Natural
Stone Treatment Method Not treated
Packaging Information
Package Classic Medium Box

Product Description

Talk about versatility: with the Pink Freshwater Pearl Earrings you'll get two looks in one. Choose to adorn your lobes with simple 925 sterling silver post earrings featuring a single round medium-luster freshwater-cultured pearl in light pink, or the dangle earrings with a 1.25-inch drop from French wires, showcasing the pretty-in-pink pearl strung together with clear glass and crystal-colored beads. Either way, this pair of earrings is sure to impress.

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Discover the Amazon Curated Collection of fine and fashion jewelry. The expansive selection of high-quality jewelry featured in the Amazon Curated Collection offers everyday values that range from precious gemstone and diamond pieces to the latest fashion designs.

This hand-selected assortment features an array of diamond, gemstone, and precious metal designs that receive a quality inspection, including from Amazon’s staff graduate gemologist, to ensure they meet Amazon’s high standards. All diamonds featured in the Amazon Curated Collection are certified by our suppliers to be conflict free, and IGI, GIA, or AGS certifications are provided on white diamonds of .75 carats or larger on all stud earrings, rings, and pendant necklaces.

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Freshwater Cultured Pearls

These pearls are gathered from freshwater lake and river mollusks. Most Freshwater pearls come from China and they can be mostly round to off-round, or rice-shaped to baroque. They look similar to Akoya pearls, but are the perfect gift when on a budget. They might be slightly less symmetrical, smaller, or not as easily matched, but these minor differences provide a major value for the price.

Cultivation

Pearls are produced naturally in the body of salt and freshwater mollusks, such as oysters and mussels. When these animals sense an irritant, such as a grain of sand, they produce a soft coating of calcium carbonate substance around it. The result is a pearl. Because perfectly round, naturally produced pearls are so rare, a process known as cultivation was developed by Kokichi Mikimoto in the early 1900s. A small bead of polished shell, the nucleus, is used as an irritant and delicately inserted into the mantle of a mollusk. It takes approximately 20-24 months of intensive husbandry to cultivate a saltwater pearl and somewhat less time to cultivate freshwater pearls. The harvest usually takes place during the months of June and September.

Color

Mollusks produce pearls in a variety of colors, accommodating most personal preferences and budgets. The general color of a pearl is also known as the body color. Pearls typically range from white, cream, and yellow to pink, silver, or black. An overtone of secondary color is sometimes seen. For instance, a pearl may appear to be white, but upon closer inspection a rosy hue is detected. The body color would then be termed white-rosé. Color variation does not affect the quality of the pearl, though it should be noted that color matching is important when choosing pearls for some necklaces, earrings, or bracelets. In fashion jewelry, pearls can sometimes be dyed to achieve the desired color, which should be mentioned in the product description or specifications.

Lustre

The appealing, deep shine of a pearl is often what defines its beauty. This shine is produced by multiple layers of semi-opaque calcium carbonate crystals, called nacre. The nacre reflects light on the surface of the pearl, producing brilliance and sheen. Lustre is an integral feature in determining the quality of a pearl. Large pearls have a thicker nacre and, therefore, a higher lustre. When comparing a small Freshwater pearl to a large South Sea pearl, the difference is clearly visible to the untrained eye and should be considered when purchasing pearls.

Shape

While pearls come in many different shapes, the rarest and highest-quality are round. Akoya, Tahitian, and South Sea oysters tend to produce the roundest pearls, while those of Freshwater mollusks can be oval to slightly off-round. When considering a pearl purchase, whether it be a necklace, bracelet, or earrings, look for consistency in the shapes of the pearls. Many of the less symmetrical shapes are used in stylish jewelry which can be quite beautiful: the drop pearl's shape lends well to earrings, and the baroque pearl features irregular shapes that work well as necklace accents. In addition, a half sphere pearl called a "mabe" is often used in earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.

Size

An oyster's particular type and size has a direct effect on how large the pearl it produces will be, and pearls do come in a wide range of sizes. Round pearls are measured according to their diameter, while baroque pearls are measured by their length and width. A pearl's size does not necessarily affect its quality, but it does affect its price. Large, round pearls are rare and their lustre is usually high--this beautiful combination of traits is often reflected in the cost of such pearls.

Average pearl sizes (in diameter):

Akoya: 6-8mm

Freshwater: 5-6.5mm

South Sea: 11-13mm

Tahitian: 11-12mm

Keshi: 4-10mm

Surface Markings

Often when an oyster creates a pearl, the nacre does not develop smoothly. The surface of a pearl is judged by how many marks are visible in the nacre. These imperfections can be small and unnoticeable or quite large and distinct. Like diamonds, pearls are rarely flawless. However, high lustre or the way pearls are strung and set can help conceal surface markings.

Care

Proper care of pearls is not difficult if you remember that they are organic and produced by a living thing. Pearls are soft and delicate, but when cared for with common sense, they will maintain their lustre for centuries. The pearls should not come in contact with cosmetics, hairspray, perfume, chlorinated water, or other harsh chemicals. To keep them clean, let them be the last item put on when dressing, and the first item taken off at the end of an evening. The best way to maintain their lustre is to wear the pearls often, and wipe them down with a soft cloth afterward--pearls absorb the oils from skin, which helps keep them moist. Pearls should be stored in a cloth pouch or jewelry bag, separated from other jewelry to prevent nicks or chipping. Periodically, pearl strands should be restrung since the silk thread used to tie the pearls together breaks down over time.

  • ASIN: B004H3WDLK
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.2 x 0.3 inches; 3.2 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Item model number: LT4800
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #82,863 in Jewelry (See Top 100 in Jewelry)
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    Very feminine earrings.
    gwendolyn
    My mother in law loved these earrings.
    Sparty06
    They are exactly the color shown.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Aron on April 6, 2012
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    Nice 2 sets of earrings. They go nicely with the necklace. The box they come in is not fancy, but there is a fancy gift bag. Very comfy earrings. Both sets have little clear rubber stoppers you can use as well to keep the earrings in place and to comfort your earlobes. Good value.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By mamarama on January 3, 2012
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    Love these earrings! I couldn't tell the metal color from the picture, but it's definitely silvery. It was a great deal! I bought them to go with a pink pearl necklace I have. I have to put backs on the dangles because they fall out, which is not a problem I normally have, so just keep that in mind.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By BJHewitt on November 6, 2011
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    These are darling and I got so many compliments. The pearls and quartz are not tiny, as I anticipated. So this was a delightful purchase. Yea!
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    2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By gwendolyn on March 15, 2012
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    Very feminine earrings. Bonus that you get two pairs! The colors are nice, pretty and pastel, will go nice with my summer clothing. One of the posts was a little crooked on the stud earrings, but it was easily fixed. Quality is acceptable. Sometimes it's scary to purchase earrings sight unseen, but I would have purchased these in the store!
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    By ROSE LOPEZ on February 22, 2014
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    VERY PRETTY AND VERY COMFORTABLE TO WEAR DAY AND NIGHT. I WORE THEM FOR 2 WEEKS STRAIGHT WITHOUT TAKING THEM OFF.
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    By Lynn Johnson on December 6, 2013
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    Pretty color, nice looking pearls. They are exactly the color shown. The dangle earrings also come with plastic stops to keep them from being lost.
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    Wore them to a wedding then the pearl broke off the stud. Not to happy they only lasted a few weeks.
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    By me on June 28, 2013
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    Both sets of these earrings are darling. The rose quartz and pearl set, I can pretty much wear with anything, for any occasion.
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