14k Gold-Bonded Sterling Silver Two-Tone Crossover Hoop Earrings
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- The Bonded collection was created to offer an affordable quality solution with fully precious products
- The bonding (joining) of two precious metals, karat gold and sterling silver
- Pieces in the bonded collection are not painted or dipped; each piece contains a layer of karat gold and sterling silver and should be cared for like karat gold jewelry
- Made in USA
- Made in USA
A beautiful combination of 14k gold and sterling silver, there is a singular allure to the Bonded Sterling Silver and 14k Two-Tone Gold Crossover Hoop Earrings. Composed of two squared-off semi-circles: one of sterling silver and the other of 14k gold-plated sterling silver, the hoops cross over each other at the bottom, which creates a close relationship between the gold and silver tones. The semi-circles are connected at the top with a hinge and notched post, which keeps the earrings securely on the ear. This accessory is made of bonded sterling silver and 14k yellow gold, which means they have not been dyed or painted, but have an actual coat of 14k gold laid upon them and should cared for just like 14k gold.
The Amazon Curated Collection
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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Karat Gold Bonded
As the gold price has escalated, the nation's largest gold jewelry manufacturer developed a beautiful collection of bonded karat gold and silver pieces that includes bangles, chains, bracelets, fashionable earrings and pendants. New materials, new techniques, and an aggressive new mantra to find affordable precious metal products have led to a blend of innovation and a quest for quality. Karat Gold Bonded is the standard for full-precious, affordable, and quality product.
What is bonded gold jewelry?
BONDED describes jewelry that is composed of a sheet of karat gold, which is mechanically affixed over a sterling silver core. The 10 or 14-karat gold layer is bonded to the sterling silver by a Proprietary Technology of mechanical bonding that uses heat and pressure to form a uniform metallurgical bond changing the two materials into one. Depending on the design, the layer of silver may or may not be visible. All bonded product will have a metal stamp disclosing the fraction of karat gold and sterling silver.
Why is bonded better?
The sterling silver core is covered with a permanent layer of 14 or 10k gold that is not removable. The gold thickness in bonded product is greater than gold-plated product and the gold layer will not wear off as is possible with gold-plated product. Bonded product is very durable and long-lasting if cared for properly.
How to care for you bonded gold jewelry:
External surfaces of bonded jewelry are essentially karat gold, and usually everything that is seen or touched is true karat gold. Therefore, to care for Karat Gold Bonded Jewelry, use the similar processes, as with normal karat gold jewelry, utilizing gold jewelry cleaner and a soft polishing cloth.
The Karat Gold Bonded Jewelry collection by Amazon.com includes necklaces in many motifs: hearts, circles, crosses, lariat bead necklaces and station crystal beads with matching crystal drop bead earrings. There are anklets in several styles and an exclusive spiral ring that is sure to add sparkle and elegance to anyone's jewelry wardrobe. This assortment is constantly expanding, as we strive to offer something for every customer's unique style and taste.
Karat Gold Bonded-the modern approach to our favorite gold pieces
About Bonded Gold Jewelry
What is bonded gold jewelry?
Bonded jewelry is composed of a sheet of karat gold, which is fused over a sterling silver core. The gold layer is bonded to the sterling silver through a special mechanical process that uses heat and pressure to form a uniform metallurgical bond, effectively fusing the two layers together. The sterling silver core is covered with a permanent layer of gold that is not removable. Bonded gold jewelry will bear metal stampings of both the gold karatage and of sterling silver.
Why choose bonded gold?
The thickness of the gold layer in bonded products is far greater than in gold-plated products, and the gold layer will not fade or rub off with time and wear, offering more durability than is generally found in gold-plated products. Bonded gold offers the look and beauty of karat gold jewelry at a more accessible price point.
How to care for bonded gold jewelry
External surfaces of bonded jewelry are karat gold and should be cared for like other gold jewelry. Therefore, to care for bonded gold jewelry, simply use gold jewelry cleaner and a soft polishing cloth.
- Package Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.6 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces
- ASIN: B004UE2H94
- Item model number: E14-230AGSQ-2C
- Date first available at Amazon.com: June 8, 2011
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Amazon Collection|
|Metal stamp||925 14k|
|Metal||Bonded gold and silver|
|Back finding||Hinge with notched post|
|Total metal weight||5.9 Grams|
|Package||Deluxe Medium Box|