Curl is a sterling silver ladies pendant weighting 14g, set with a 6mm round brilliant cut lab-created sapphire. Capture the power of this wave and wear it for yourself!
- Sterling Silver ladies pendant 10g
- 1-6mm round brilliant cut blue lab-created sapphire @.90ct set in wire basket
- 1- 18" Sterling Silver 1.6mm Wheat chain with lobster clasp
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Sterling Silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum purity of 925. Jewelry Works had developed a proprietary sterling silver alloy that is superior at holding its shape and tarnish resistance.
Fine silver, for example 99.9% pure silver, is relatively soft, so silver is usually alloyed with copper to increase its hardness and strength. Sterling silver is prone to tarnishing, and metals other than copper can be used in alloys to reduce tarnishing, as well as casting porosity and firescale. Such metals include germanium, zinc, platinum, silicon, tin or boron.
The Verneuil Process, also called flame fusion, was the first commercially successful method of manufacturing created gemstones, The principle of the process involves melting a finely powdered substance using an oxy-hydrogen flame, and crystallizing the melted droplets into a boule. Crystals produced by the Verneuil process are chemically and physically equivalent to their naturally occurring counterparts, and strong magnification is usually required to distinguish between the two