Montana Orange Sapphire And Diamond Dangling Earrings In 14 KT White Gold

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This intricate pair of white gold filigree earrings is embellished with eight Montana-mined bright orange sapphires.  The placement of these sapphires against the delicate white gold background makes for a bewitching combination.  Additionally, each earring features a brilliant white center diamond for added sparkle. These spectacular earrings are also available in additional color choice combinations (both sapphire and gold tone).

GORDON'S DESIGN NOTES: "I wanted to create a set of intricately feminine earrings. Once the basic design was set, I decided to make different combinations of colored gemstone and metal colors so each pair would remain unique. I chose ethically sourced, fancy colored Montana-mined sapphires for their spectacular range of colors. I purchased the sapphires from a gemologist/gem dealer who, along with the designer, donated the Chonchita Montana Sapphire Butterfly to the Smithsonian Institute."                                                               

Design inspiration: Madeline.

Price: $3,200

Stock Number: E-2WGOS14


Metal: 14 kt white gold

Rhodium Treated?: Yes

Length (top to bottom): 45 mm; (approx. 1 ¾ inches)

Width (maximum side to side): 20 mm; (approx. ¾ inch)

Deep (maximum front to back): 4 mm; (approx. 1/8 inch)

Style: pierced, dangling

Closure Type: lever back wire with locking back

Piece weight (gms): 6.0 gms

Total carat weight (TCW) piece: 1.03 ct.


Species or variety of colored stones: Sapphires

Color: orange

Number of colored stones: 8 pieces

Shape: round

Treatments/enhancements: heat

Total carat weight (TCW) of colored stones: 0.77 ct.


Number of diamonds: 2 pieces

Shape: round

Average Color and rating: GH (near colorless)

Clarity range: VS1-VS2

Average clarity rating: VS                                          

Treatments/enhancements: none

Total carat weight of diamonds (DCW): 0.26 ct.

As with all pierced earrings, keep the earring findings clean and free of dirt and oil build-up. Wash your hands before putting on or removing pierced earrings to minimize the potential for infection.
Care Continued:
Protect your jewelry from impact against hard surfaces and avoid contact with abrasive surfaces. All gemstones, including diamonds, can chip, scratch, or abrade under the right circumstances.
Care Continued:
When dressing, fine jewelry should always be the last item put on and the first item taken off to minimize the gemstones coming into contact with perfume, lotions, hair products, etc.
Care Specifics Continued:
With wear, rhodium plating can thin to the point where a yellowish tinge may show through. Periodic re-coating with rhodium will revive the original bright white color. Re-plating does not damage the gemstones.
Care Specifics Continued:
To minimize the potential for earring loss, regularly inspect the closure findings for damage and wear. If in doubt, ask a jewelry professional to inspect the earrings.
The best method for cleaning all your jewelry is to soak each item in a mixture of lukewarm water and gentle dish washing liquid followed by a very light cleaning with a soft child’s toothbrush.
Additional Cleaning Instructions:
Place the item(s) in a fine mesh strainer and rinse to remove the soap. Gently place each item on a lintfree cloth and softly pat them dry. See the Care and Cleaning Section of the Website for a more detailed explanation.

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