The Kasmira line features beautiful created 8mm diameter round opal cabochons set into our precious metal cab mounts. For those that aren't aware of it, created Opal gemstones are actually preferred to natural opal in many jewelry items and designs. Natural Opal is not particularly well-suited to being used in jewelry since it's a relatively soft gemstone, breaks easily, requires ongoing care and maintenance, and has to be protected from heat, sunlight and many chemicals.
Condition: Brand New.
Item Weight: Approx. 1.3 grams for the set.
Key Dimensions: Each earring measures about 8mm in diameter (or about 1/3").
Metal Components: Solid 925 Sterling Silver.
Stamp or Hallmark: 925.
Style or Setting: Hand set 4 point Hold Tight Crown Settings for pierced ears.
ABOUT THE GEMSTONES:
Gemstone Cut: Round, domed cabochon.
Gemstone Size: Approx. 8mm in diameter.
Gemstone Type: Synthetic Azure Blue Fire Opal.
Weight (Gemstone): Each earring is approx. 1.60 carats; total for the set is approx. 3.20 carats.
About the Settings: The 4 point hold tight crown settings are a much heavier, higher quality than you see on so many other sterling silver stud earrings. There is a distinction between hold tight and snap tite settings (hold tight settings are better, heavier).
Additional Sizes: The round cabs are available in sizes from 3mm up to 8mm; other shapes, sizes and colors may also be available.
Gemstone Variations: The color, density, patterns and fire of the inclusions will vary from set to set.
Notes: Items in images may appear larger than actual size.
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