Sterling silver earrings, Ag 925/1000. Studs with friction back. Rhodium plated. With genuine, natural gemstone - blue topaz. Timeless earrings, shrouded into the aura of luxury by a blue topaz. Gemstone characteristics: Type: Natural gemstone - blue topaz. Country of origin: Brazil. Carat weight: 2 x 0.59 ct = 1.18 ct. Round, brilliant cut, diameter 5 mm. Color: Sky blue. Clarity: VVS. Luster: Excellent. Hardness: 8 Mohs. Specific gravity: 3.4 - 3.5. Refractive index: 1.61 - 1.64. Blue topaz is the birthstone of the month of December and the annual gemstone of the 4th and 19th wedding anniversary. Blue topaz is a symbol of love and affection. Topaz jewelry cleaning: The best way to clean topaz jewelry is by using mild detergent and warm water. Avoid cleaning with ultrasound or steam cleaners. Do not expose topazes to excessive heat or acids. Price per pair.