Glossary of terms and materials

Modified on Mon, 16 Aug 2021 at 01:20 PM

Our Earrings:

Studs - Earrings that are small and worn close to the ear with a post and a back.  The size of the stud can vary between styles.  

Huggies - Small hoops in a circular shape that are approximately 0.5-1 inch in diameter.

Hoops - Larger earrings in a circular shape that are approximately 1-2 inches or larger in diameter.

Drops - Earrings that dangle down from the ear, either from a post or a hook.  

Ear Climbers - Earrings that are similar to studs but are elongated to climb up the earlobe.

Ear Cuffs - Adjustable cuffs that clip along the side of the ear.  

Our Necklaces:

Pendants - A chain worn around the neck with a charm at the end, usually 15-18 inches in length. 

Chokers - A shorter necklace that is close to the neck, usually 14-15 inches in length.

Layered Necklaces - Two or more necklaces of various lengths layered together with one clasp.

Long Pendants and Necklaces - Longer necklace styles with or without pendants that are 20 inches in length or longer.  

Y-Necks - A necklace that comes together with a longer piece of chain at the end.  

Toggle Necklace - A necklace with the closure in the front, hooked together with a circle and bar.

Our Bracelets:

Sliders - A bracelet that can be adjusted by pulling on the ends to fit your wrist.

Cuffs - A bracelet that goes around your wrist but is open in the back to adjust to fit your wrist.

Clasp (Tennis) Bracelets - A bracelet that has a clasp closure, but also can adjust with a slider to fit your wrist.

Stretch Bracelets - An elastic bracelet usually with beading or stones.

Our Rings:

Statement Rings - A larger ring with a bolder look.

Stackable Rings - Delicate rings that are made to stack with other rings or sold as a set.

Adjustable Rings - Rings that are open in the back to allow you to adjust to your finger.

Our Metals:

Fashion Brands

    Gold Plated over Brass

    Silver Plated over Brass

    Rose Gold Plated over Brass

Premium Brands

    14K Gold Plated over Brass

    14K Rose Gold Plated over Brass

    Silver Plated over Brass


    18K Gold Plated over Sterling Silver

    Rhodium Plated over Sterling Silver (*Rhodium is a high-quality silver plating that gives extra durability.)

Our Materials: 

Semi-precious stones - opal, agate, quartz, jasper, labradorite, aventurine, moonstone, garnet, and amethyst. 

Resin - a material used in fashion jewelry made of acrylic or acetate

Thread and Beading - we use thread for tassels or trims.  We use beading in fashion necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.  Our beads are made of pearl, resin, stone, and glass.

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