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Passage to Israel™ Sterling Silver 20 x 15mm Golden Drusy Square Pendant w/ Chain - 141-823


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141-823 - Passage to Israel™ Sterling Silver 20 x 15mm Golden Drusy Square Pendant w/ Chain
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Passage to Israel™ Sterling Silver 20 x 15mm Golden Drusy Square Pendant w/ Chain

Glittering glamor! Crafted in oxidized sterling silver, this pendant features a square shape with a gold-tone oval drusy at the center. The drusy is accented with a flower and swirl along the border. The back has two open holes that allow the included chain to easily slip through. The perfect hint of sparkle.

Details
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Stone Information: One oval rough cut 15 x 20mm gold-tone drusy
  • Setting Type: Adhesive
  • Measurements:
    Chain: 18"L + 2" extender
    Pendant: 7/8"L x 1-1/16"W x 1/4"H
  • Chain Type: Wheat
  • Clasp: Lobster
  • Collection: Passage to Israel™
  • Country of Origin: Made in Israel

Please note that the pendant portion cannot be removed from the chain.

All weights pertaining to gemstones, including diamonds, are minimum weights. Additionally, please note that many gemstones are treated to enhance their beauty. Click here for important information about gemstone enhancements and special care requirements.


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Sterling Silver

Sterling silver, also called fine silver, is a beautifully lustrous cool-toned precious metal favored in fine jewelry among other products. The most reflective of all metals (excluding mercury), sterling silver looks stunning by itself and brings out the best hues in an array of colorful gemstones.

Sterling silver can be polished to a higher sheen than platinum. In fact, Ag, the chemical symbol for silver, comes from a word that means “white and shining.” The surface of silver can boast that shiny, polished appearance, or can be brushed, satin, matte, sandblasted, antiqued or oxidized (chemically blackened).

In order to be called sterling silver, a metal must be made up of a minimum of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloy (meaning other metals), including but not limited to copper and nickel. The alloy is added to pure silver to make the metal more durable, tougher and harder. Sterling silver is designated a fineness of “925.” Pieces with sterling silver may be marked “sterling.”

Finishes on Sterling Silver
Finishing, or plating, is a common treatment with sterling silver. Popular types of plating are rhodium plating, gold plating and anti-tarnish plating. Plating is used to extend the life and sheen of the jewelry. After sizing or buffing a piece of jewelry with a machine, it must be re-plated to restore the finish.

  • Rhodium Plating: Rhodium plating is a complex and laborious process that enhances the luster and beauty and extends the life of silver. A member of the platinum metal group, rhodium is often used as a finishing touch on silver jewelry. It's a shiny silvery metal with a very white and reflective appearance, much like mercury. It's also very hard, so it withstands much wear and tear, resists natural tarnishing and wonderfully mimics the brilliant finish of freshly polished silver.

    Caring for Sterling Silver
    Sterling silver becomes tarnished as the result of a natural chemical process that occurs when sterling silver is exposed to chemicals in the air, rubber, wool and latex. Humidity also plays a role in accelerating tarnishing. It's easy to keep your sterling silver sparkling, though, by taking a few steps to prevent tarnish and other wear and tear.

  • Avoid exposing sterling silver to direct sunlight and harsh chemicals, including chlorine, ammonia, hair products, perfumes, cosmetics, perspiration and strong jewelry cleaning solutions.
  • Periodically wash sterling silver with mild dish soap and warm water. Rinse well and dry completely with a soft cloth before storing because moisture can cause tarnish.
  • Lightly polish sterling silver frequently with a soft silver-polishing cloth, avoiding abrasive cloths completely.
  • Tarnish is easy to remove when it first forms as a yellowish tint, but becomes more difficult to remove when it becomes brown and black. Remove tarnish with a silver polish cream, avoiding immersing pieces with gemstones in tarnish-removal solutions.
  • Minimize scratches on sterling silver by storing it in its own compartment in your jewelry box or in a cloth pouch. Sterling silver may also be stored in sealed polyethylene bags.


    Druzy:

    There are several different spellings, but “druzy,” “drusy” and “druse” all refer to minute quartz crystals that form within or on other stones. When ground water carrying dissolved silica is forced into a porous area of rock, rapid cooling often occurs. It causes the formation of tiny crystals on top of previously deposited minerals or gemstones, particularly quartz, chalcedony or agate. The cutting of druzy cabochons begins with a rough agate geode. After removing the outer layers of agate, the inner cavity with the druzy is revealed. These pieces are then cut so that a thin layer is left with the druzy crystals appearing on the top. The agate portion of each piece is then shaped, sanded and polished.




  • About the Collection
    Journey across the globe and experience the exotic style and culture of Passage to Israel jewelry, a collection of handcrafted designs made in The Holy Land and inspired by the natural wonder of the region.

    From Mediterranean sunsets to reflections of ancient history, to behold the Passage to Israel collection is to behold the land itself.

    The collection includes statement necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings in sterling silver; many are adorned with gemstones and include symbols of cultural signifigance. Carved flowers and foliage highlighted by pearls, roman glass, and distinctive texturing give Passage to Israel jewelry a distictively organic, artisan appeal.

    Shari Marcus

    About The Guest
    On-air guest and Israeli jewelry expert Shari Marcus has more than 25 years of experience, including a decade focused specifically on Israeli jewelry design, manufacturing and importing.

    Shari works directly with the designers and artisans who handcraft Passage to Israel, ensuring that each design hits the mark for style while reflecting the heart and soul of the region.

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