Glossary of Jewelry Terms

Necklace Knowledge

Adjustable Necklace - Crafted to suit your desired fit, our adjustable necklaces have a customizable slider that can be moved to adapt to your style. Our chain necklaces with an adjustable slider come in a variety of metals like Silver, Rose Gold, and Gold chain necklaces. Discover our collection of long necklaces for inspiration behind the length of your adjustable necklace.

Bar Necklace - Our bar necklaces are simple, everyday pendant necklaces with a unique, elongated rectangular shape. Browse our collection of bar necklaces for a Gold necklace that will be an elegant addition to your jewelry box, or opt for an Opal necklace in our wide selection of bar necklaces.

Choker Necklace - A choker necklace is the shortest of all necklaces, designed to be worn close to the neck and usually measuring around 16 inches. Choker necklaces are the perfect first layer, that can then have pendant necklaces or long necklaces added beneath. Discover our selection of choker necklaces to find a Silver necklace or a Gold choker necklace that will add flair to your accessories collection.

Collar Necklace - Draped and fitted directly on top of the collar bone, our collar necklaces come in a variety of metals and are great for layering. Looking for necklaces for her? Choose a collar necklace and pair it with Kendra Scott layered necklaces to complete the look.

Lariat Necklace - Identified by its y-shape, lariat necklaces are worn looped around the neck with no specific clasp on either end. Our collection of lariat necklaces look stunning with deep necklines and come in a variety of metals like the Rose Gold necklaces, making these pieces perfect for any occasion.

Long Necklace - Long necklaces plunge below the neckline, creating  the perfect statement. Kendra Scott long necklaces come in many styles, metals, and colors, like an Opal Necklace or a Pearl necklace, and are highly versatile.

Long Pendant Necklace - 

A long pendant necklace’s distinct feature is its plunging length featuring a loose-hanging piece of jewelry, or pendant. Our long pendant necklaces come in a wide variety of styles, shapes, and colors like a Pearl pendant necklace, or a Rose Gold pendant necklace. Browse our long necklaces and silver pendant necklaces to find your new favorite piece.

Multi Strand Necklace - A multi-strand necklace is one necklace that gives the illusion that you’re wearing multiple necklaces. Kendra Scott multi-strand necklaces come in various metals and styles like a Gold layered necklace. Select your multi-strand necklace when you browse our collection of layered necklaces.

Pendant Necklace - 

 A pendant is a piece of jewelry, small or large, that hangs from a chain worn around the neck. Common in fashion, pendant necklaces are usually dainty, with a small stone or charm accent. Our favorite pendant necklace is our #1 best seller, the Elisa. Browse our selection of diamond pendant necklaces, silver pendant necklaces, and gold pendant necklaces.

Statement Necklace - Statement necklaces are easy to spot—bold, unique, colorful, and attention grabbing. Our selection comes in different metals, shapes, colors, and stones. Discover a piece that feels like your own custom necklace when you browse our suite of statement necklaces

Y Necklace - These namesake necklaces are y-shaped, and are worn looped around the neck with no specific clasp on either end. Our collection of y necklaces, or lariat necklaces, look stunning with deep necklines and come in a variety of styles and metals.

Defining Our Earrings

Drop Earrings - Kendra Scott drop earrings are versatile, lightweight, attach to the earlobe, and feature a gemstone or ornament that dangles from a chain or hoop. Our drop earrings vary in length, style, and color, making them the perfect statement earrings.

Ear Climbers - Ear climber earrings begin at the bottom of the earlobe, then climb up the ear, creating an illusion that you’re wearing something more complex than stud earrings. Shop our collection of playful, yet sophisticated ear climber earrings.

Fringe Earrings - Fringe earrings resemble tassel earrings, featuring a dangling ornament that mimics a bunch of cords or threads that are fastened at one end. Statement earrings’ fringe come in various lengths and colors and can be paired with any ensemble to add flair. Browse our tassels and fringe jewelry to find a piece that fits your style.

Hoop Earrings - Hoop earrings are earrings in the form of a circular band and are made of metal, resin, or a similar material. Kendra Scott hoop earrings are versatile and come in many sizes and materials. Add a touch of elegance to your accessory box with our Diamond hoop earrings, or opt for a classic pair of Silver hoop earrings or Rose gold hoop earrings.

Huggie Earrings - Huggie earrings resemble small hoop earrings, crafted with a hinge at the top of the earring that allows the post to open and close without an earring back. These small hoops are situated closely to the earlobe and are perfect for girls who want dainty earrings for their second piercing. Shop other small earrings and find an accent earring to go with every look.

Linear Earrings - Linear earrings are long statement earrings that drop directly from the ear, featuring a dazzling ornament that dangles in a linear fashion. Browse our other statement earrings and drop earrings and be inspired by all of the ways you can wear these pieces everyday.

Statement Earrings - Statement earrings are bold, unique, colorful, and attention-grabbing. Our selection comes in different metals, shapes, hues, and stones like beautiful chandelier earrings and colorful gemstone earrings. Discover your new statement piece when you browse Kendra Scott statement earrings.

Stud Earrings - Stud earrings are small and worn close to the earlobe, with no dangling element. Every girl deserves to own one good pair of stud earrings because they’re lightweight and easy to style. For a versatile staple piece, shop Kendra Scott stud earrings, or for a touch of elegance, opt for our Diamond stud earrings.

Threader Earrings - Kendra Scott threader earrings are made from a length of chain and give the illusion that they were threaded through the earlobe. They combine a statement earrings’ silhouette with sleek detail, creating a one-of-a-kind look. Browse our selection of lightweight threader earrings in various metals, or shop specific metals like Silver earrings.

Behind the Bracelet Stack

Adjustable Bracelet - Crafted to suit your desired fit, our adjustable bracelets have a customizable slider that can be moved to adapt to your style. Shop Kendra Scott adjustable bracelets to find versatile and stylish bracelets for any style.

Bangle Bracelet - A bangle bracelet is a closed bracelet that can't be clasped or unclasped, and doesn't fit tightly to the wrist. To put it on, all you need to do is slide your hand through the bracelet. This style of bracelet is made to slide loosely up and down the arm. Plus, they look beautiful when stacked with other bangle bracelets, cuffs, or chain bracelets. Shop our collection of bangle bracelets to find your new staple piece, or browse Silver bracelets and Gold bracelets for other inspiring styles.

Beaded Bracelet - Beaded bracelets are bracelets made from loose beads and connected to each other through the bead’s center hole with string or elastic. Kendra Scott beaded bracelets are versatile and textured, making an elegant statement with layers of beautiful beads. Discover different colors and style in our beaded bracelets collection.

Chain Bracelet - Chain bracelets are ornamental bands made from a small chain and worn around the wrist. Our chain bracelets come in many metals, colors, and styles, and can be fastened with an adjustable slider or a lobster claw clasp. Browse for chain bracelets in our adjustable bracelets and birthstone bracelets collections to find a piece that is unique to you.

Cuff Bracelets - Cuff bracelets fit around the entire wrist, but are open in the back, allowing you to wear and remove the bracelet. Fitting snugly with an adjustable fit, our cuff bracelets are designed to be worn anywhere and layered with other bracelets. Browse our collection of cuff bracelets to discover a variety of metals and styles like Silver bracelets and Rose gold bracelets.

Link Bracelet - Kendra Scott link bracelets are flexible bracelets made of multiple chain link pieces and come in various styles and sizes, ranging from small to medium-sized metal links. Browse our collection of bracelets to find link bracelets that suit your style. Or, discover how you can customize a link bracelet in the Color Bar™.

Pinch Bracelet - Like cuff bracelets, pinch bracelets fit around the entire wrist with a large opening on one end, allowing you to pinch the bracelet for the desired fit. Discover a Kendra Scott pinch bracelet when you shop our suite of cuff bracelets.

Ring Vocabulary

Adjustable Ring - An adjustable ring can be pinched to your desired fit so you can wear it on any finger you choose.

Band Ring - Our band rings are dainty and made of precious metals and gems, enclosing the entire finger. These rings are perfect to wear with other rings because of their size. Discover our sparkling band rings—striking from every angle.

Cocktail Ring - Bold and colorful, our cocktail rings, also known as statement rings, are larger in size — made to draw attention. Many of our cocktail rings feature large stones, bright colors, and lots of sparkle. Elevate your jewelry box with a Kendra Scott cocktail ring in Gold, Silver, and Rose Gold.

Diamond Ring - All of our Diamond rings are conflict-free in compliance with the Kimberley Process. These rings feature delicate Pave Diamonds and are made to last a lifetime. Stack our Diamond rings or wear them alone for understated sparkle.

Double Ring - A double ring is made to fit two fingers, side-by-side. These rings can be adjusted to desired fit, and fit behind the fingers, giving the illusion of floating.

Midi Ring - Midi rings fit mid-way down your finger, rather than sliding all the way to the bottom. These on-trend rings are beautiful when worn with other rings.

Mood Ring - Our take on the nostalgic ‘70s trend, mood rings change colors, playfully interpreting your current mood. Learn more about our mysterious mood stones in the Encyclopedia.

Open Ring - A unique statement, open rings are made with an opening on the top of the finger. Shaped like a U, these rings are adjustable, so you can wear them on any finger.

Stackable Ring - Because one ring is never enough — our stackable rings are simple and dainty, made to wear together on one finger, or worn across several fingers. Find stackable rings in your favorite styles and metals to layer into the everyday.

Charm Meanings

Alphabet Charms - Show off your initials on a Kendra Scott charm bracelet or necklace with our suite of Alphabet charms. Featuring every letter in the alphabet, we love personalizing Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver charm bracelets with our Alphabet Charms.

Locket Charms - Store pictures or keepsakes of those closest to your heart inside our Locket charms. Designed for charm necklaces and bracelets, our Locket Charms are available in Gold, Silver, and Rose Gold.

Philanthropy Charms - Our collection of Philanthropy Charms features a suite of You Do Good charms, just one of the many ways we give back. Each of these Family charms makes a difference in the world, from children’s education to women empowerment. Each year, 50% of the proceeds go to the selected cause chosen for each charm. Discover a Kendra Scott Philanthropy charm that speaks to your heart.

State Charms - Designed to represent the state you call home, our collection of State charms features a special charm for every state in the United States. From a Georgia Peach to a Florida Coral, each charm represents something unique about each state.

Storyteller Charms - Tell your unique story with Kendra Scott Storyteller charms. Featuring Animal charms and Good Luck charms, this collection is loved for its playful and unique designs in Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver. Each charm has a special meaning made to represent each individual style and story.

Zodiac Charms - Our suite of Zodiac charms represents your zodiac sign and astrological symbol. Use these charms to design a unique Zodiac necklace or bracelet. These Zodiac Charms are offered in your favorite metals like Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold charms.

 

Bases

Charm Earrings - One of our favorite timeless trends, charm earrings are hoop earrings adorned with charms in any size, color, or metal.

Charm Bracelets - Charm bracelets are one of the most common pieces of charm jewelry for your jewelry box. The perfect gift for her, or for yourself, discover Kendra Scott bracelet charms in a variety of metals, styles, and stones. Each charm is designed to tell your unique story—you can continue to add charms to your bracelet for years to come!

Charm Necklaces - Stunning with a single charm or as many as you like, Kendra Scott charm necklaces are jewelry box necessities. Designed with short or long chains, each charm beautifully lays as a pendant. Create your own charm necklace with our collection of necklace charms, or choose from one of our necklace sets.

Home Décor Basics

Storage

Earring Ladder - An earring ladder is a small jewelry stand that resembles a ladder. Its horizontal bars can store and organize earrings like hoop earrings and statement earrings, while adding to your dresser or vanity decor. Browse our collection of jewelry boxes and organizers to find stylish storage for your jewelry.

Jewelry Box - A jewelry box is a container that’s used to store jewelry. Kendra Scott’s collection of jewelry boxes range from travel-sized to large, giving you plenty of room to store our cuff bracelets, charm necklaces, and Diamond rings. Explore our selection of jewelry boxes and organizers to find the right jewelry box for your storage needs.

T-Bar Jewelry Stand - Kendra Scott t-bar jewelry stands are t-shaped jewelry organizers, creating the perfect shape to drape and store charm bracelets, beaded bracelets, or Pearl necklaces. Place a t-bar jewelry stand on top of a dresser or vanity for added decor. Discover various colors and sizes of our t-bar jewelry stands when you browse jewelry boxes and organizers.

Travel Jewelry Case - Our travel jewelry cases are jewelry boxes that are created for traveling, equipped with a zipper to keep your most-worn accessory essentials safe while you’re on-the-go. With plenty of space to store your rings, cuff bracelets, and earrings, Kendra Scott travel jewelry cases come in different sizes to suit your travel needs. Shop our jewelry boxes and organizers to find your new travel companion.

 

Accessories

Photo Frame - A photo frame is a decorative border or edging for a picture, adding a styled and protective element to its display. Much like our charm necklaces, our selection of photo frames help you capture memories and moments. Explore various sizes, styles, and metals when you shop Kendra Scott picture frames.

Trays - Kendra Scott trays are stone slabs with decorative handles that are crafted to adorn a side table or ottoman, helping you display your favorite Kendra Scott candles, or statement earrings. Shop our home decor to find a Kendra Scott tray that matches your style.

Tumbler Candle - Our tumbler candles are large, natural soy wax candles that come in a glass container with a lid top. Kendra Scott tumbler candles come in a variety of signature scents and make a beautiful addition to your home decor collection. Browse Kendra Scott home decor.

Votive Candle - A votive candle is a small candle typically made of white or yellow wax. Our selection of 8 oz. votive candles come in a variety of scents and make a great accent piece to any dresser or vanity. Discover your new favorite scent when you shop Kendra Scott candles.

Our Jewelry Collections

Fashion Jewelry

Plated Over Brass - This process is used in our fashion jewelry to achieve the Gold, Silver, and Rose Gold metals that we love. Our fashion jewelry necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings are first cast in Brass and layered with other metals, known as “plating”. Shop these pieces in our collection of Top Selling jewelry.

 

Demi-Fine Jewelry

Gold Vermeil - Vermeil is Sterling Silver that is plated in 18k Gold or 18k Rose Gold. This gold plating is roughly 2.5 microns in width, making it more durable for long-term wear. 

Sterling Silver - Sterling Silver speaks to a combination of pure silver and copper with a shiny facade and durable build appropriate for everyday wear.

 

Fine Jewelry

Conflict-Free - This term refers to the Kimberley Process. Conflict-Free means a Diamond was ethically mined and legally sold into the Fine Jewelry market. All Kendra Scott Diamonds are Conflict-Free.

Kimberley Process - The Kimberley Process is an international Diamond certification process initiated by the United Nations to prevent the trade of conflict Diamonds. All pieces of Kendra Scott Fine Jewelry follow this process. Discover some of our favorite Diamond pieces like Diamond earrings and Diamond pendant necklaces.

Pavé Diamonds - Pavé Diamonds are small Diamonds that are set in between metal prongs or beads that hold them in place. These settings are barely visible, making the Diamonds appear as an endless chain of sparkle. Explore Pavé Diamonds in our suite of Diamond band rings and Diamond stud earrings.

Total Carat Weight - The total carat weight of Diamond jewelry adds up the total carat weight of all Diamonds in the piece of jewelry. For example, 5 Diamonds may each have a .025 carat weight, but combined together in a piece of jewelry a total carat weight of .125.

Jewelry Materials

WHAT IS KENDRA SCOTT JEWELRY MADE OF?

Kendra Scott earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and rings are made with a variety of metals and stones. Learn more about some of our materials and metals in the Kendra Scott Encyclopedia. When shopping online, each product lists the specific metal and stone used.

Fashion Jewelry:

14k Yellow Gold Plated Over Brass 14k Rose Gold Plated Over Brass Rhodium Plated Over Brass

Gunmetal Plated Over Brass

Demi-Fine Jewelry:

18k Gold Vermeil Sterling Silver

Fine Jewelry:

14k Yellow Gold 14k Rose Gold 14k White Gold

Jewelry Stones & Shells

GLASS 

Cat’s Eye Glass 

Material Highlight 

Cat’s Eye Glass is loved for its chatoyant sheen, which reflects light and color in a lustrous, linear way. This effect is created by stringing transparent fibers through the glass while it’s cooling.  

Emerald Cat’s Eye (May Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Emerald Cat’s Eye is perfect for May birthdays! 

Cobalt Cat’s Eye (September Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Cobalt Cat’s Eye is perfect for September birthdays! 

Black Cat’s Eye 

Navy Cat’s Eye 

Periwinkle Cat’s Eye 

Slate Cat’s Eye (Best Seller) 

 

Dichroic Glass (Best Seller) 

Material Highlight 

Loved for its kaleidoscopic effect, Dichroic Glass is a custom stone created by layering two sheets of iridescent plated glass.   

Iridescent Blue Goldstone 

Material Highlight 

Our Iridescent Blue Goldstone is custom created by modifying Blue Goldstone, which is a man-made glass infused with glittering cobalt flecks to create its eye-catching sparkle. It’s then further enhanced with plating that adds a cosmic layer of iridescence to its already reflective surface.    

Iridescent Frosted Glass 

Material Highlight 

Brilliantly lustered with an iridescent plated matte finish, our custom Iridescent Frosted Glass makes a statement with its kaleidoscopic shine.   

Matte Iridescent Mint Glass 

Material Highlight 

Created by sanding mint-colored glass, then plating its surface to form a subtle, iridescent sheen, our one-of-a-kind Matte Iridescent Mint Glass adds a frosty, matte finish reminiscent of sea glass.   

Matte Iridescent Lilac Glass 

Material Highlight 

Created by sanding lilac-colored glass, then plating its surface to form a subtle, iridescent sheen, our one-of-a-kind Matte Iridescent Lilac Glass adds a frosty, matte finish reminiscent of sea glass.   

Dusted Glass 

Material Highlight 

Custom-made by Kendra Scott, our Dusted Glass is created by swirling metallic powder into a molten glass mixture, resulting in one-of-a-kind shimmering patterns seen nowhere else.   

Berry Glass (January Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Berry is perfect for January birthdays! 

 

London Blue Glass (December Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in London Blue is perfect for December birthdays! 

 

Ruby Red Glass (July Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Ruby Red Glass is perfect for July birthdays! 

 

Goldstone Glass 

Material Highlight 

Known for its burnt orange hue with natural, shimmering copper inclusions, Goldstone is a glass material created by mixing down copper oxide, which contributes to its glittering effect, known as aventurescence, and signature color.   

Matte Galaxy Glass 

Material Highlight 

A custom, kaleidoscopic stone, our Matte Galaxy Glass is created by sanding our Navy Goldstone Glass to achieve a matte finish and adding a layer of iridescent plating to produce a beautiful rainbow sheen.   

White Mosaic Glass 

Material Highlight 

Inspired by ancient Roman glasswork, our White Mosaic Glass is created by fusing multiple colorful glass rods together to create the whimsical floral mosaic pattern seen in the finished material.   

SHELL 

Abalone Shell (Best Seller) 

Material Highlight 

Abalone is the inner shell of a sea mollusk that naturally displays blue-green patterns of nacre that create a shimmering rainbow of iridescent colors. One of nature’s most dazzling materials, Abalone Shell is known to inspire stability, energy, and protection.   Mauve Abalone  A specially printed multi-tone pattern enhancement that’s applied to the Abalone Shell.   Navy Abalone  A pigmented color enhancement applied to the Abalone Shell.  

Nude Abalone 
A naturally subdued, iridescent colored Abalone Shell from a different species than our regular Abalone Shell. 

White Abalone (Custom)  This is an enhanced color– created by bleaching the abalone shell leaving only white color with natural-toned dimension.  Golden Abalone  This is a light golden colored Abalone Shell from a different species than our regular Abalone Shell.   Material Highlight  Golden Abalone Shell is sourced from New Zealand and is known for its dreamy, golden iridescence. Wear to inspire stability, energy, and protection.     Iridescent Abalone  Material Highlight  Abalone Shell is sourced from New Zealand and then stripped of much of its color, allowing its unbelievable iridescence to truly show off. Wear to inspire tranquility, protection, and clarity.    Lilac Abalone (Custom)  This is a pigmented color enhancement applied to the Abalone Shell.  Material Highlight  Designed to be watercolor for your wardrobe, our one-of-a-kind Lilac Abalone is created by tinting Abalone Shell while maintaining its beautiful, natural iridescence. Wear to inspire self-reflection, protection, and growth.    Mother-of-Pearl  Material Highlight  Mother-of-Pearl is shell material comprised of nacre, which is the substance that makes up pearls and found on the inner layer of mollusk shells. Beautifully iridescent, it is known to inspire peace, tranquility, and healing.  Ivory Mother-of-Pearl (June Birthstone, Best Seller) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Ivory Mother-of-Pearl is perfect for June birthdays! 

Black Mother-of-Pearl  Brown Mother-of-Pearl  Dark Blue Mother-of-Pearl  Deep Blush Mother-of-Pearl  Hot Pink Mother-of-Pearl  Pink Mother-of-Pearl  Peach Mother-of-Pearl  Red Mother-of-Pearl  White Mother-of-Pearl    White Pearl (Customer Favorite)  Material Highlight  Each of our cultured freshwater pearls is graded AA quality and can take up to five years of careful cultivation before they’re ready to shine. Wear to inspire peace, tranquility, and healing.   

STONE 

Amazonite  Material Highlight  Amazonite is a variety of feldspar coveted for its natural blue-green hue and is often streaked with subtle white inclusions. Known to inspire hope, calm, and clarity, Amazonite is loved for its depth in both texture and coloring.   Dark Teal Amazonite   Teal Amazonite    Amethyst (February Birthstone)  Material Highlight  A beautiful, naturally colored variety of Quartz that is loved for its semi-translucent appearance and spectrum of purple shades. Amethyst is known to inspire intuition, clarity, and peace. (This stone is also perfect for February birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Amethyst is perfect for February birthdays! 

Purple Amethyst  Dark Purple Amethyst  Chevron Amethyst    Aqua Apatite  Material Highlight  An undyed jewel tone stone recognized for its depth of aqua hues and brown veins. To strengthen its organically porous and fragile nature, we stabilize our Aqua Apatite to provide added durability. Wear to inspire clarity, grounding, and calm.    Aquamarine (March Birthstone)  Material Highlight  A type of beryl named after the color of sea water, Aquamarine is beautifully luminous with a soothing energy known to inspire truth, harmony, and lightheartedness. This genuine stone is admired for its fresh, semi-translucent aqua color. (This stone is also perfect for March birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Aquamarine is perfect for March birthdays! 

  Banded Agate  Material Highlight  Known to inspire grounding, harmony, and peace, each piece of genuine Agate is completely unique with natural color and varying displays of banding that bring one-of-a-kind personality to every design.  Black Banded Agate  Gray Banded Agate  Orange Banded Agate    Black Spinel  Material Highlight  Black spinel is the iron rich and opaque variety of Spinel. High-quality Black Spinel stones are free of fractures and display a high luster.    Blue Dumortierite  Material Highlight  A rare variation of Quartz, this genuine gemstone includes crystals of Dumortierite which gives it a deep, beautiful denim blue color. Wear this stone to bring calm, relaxation, and harmony.    Blue Iolite (September Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Known as the water sapphire, Blue Iolite is loved for its striking blue-violet hue and ability to inspire clarity, intuition, and self-acceptance. (This stone is also perfect for September birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Blue Iolite is perfect for September birthdays! 

  Blue Lapis  Material Highlight  Also known as Lapis Lazuli, Blue Lapis is an undyed stone loved for its celestial blue coloring and glittery flecks caused by metallic pyrite inclusions. Wear to inspire honesty, compassion, and self-discovery. 

Learn More About Blue Lapis

  Blue Sapphire  Material Highlight  A precious blue gem of the corundum family, Sapphires come in a rainbow of colors. They are an incredibly durable material, making them perfect for jewelry. They are commonly heat enhanced to improve color and clarity.    Bronze Veined Lapis  Material Highlight  A custom stone formed by crushing Blue Lapis into small fragments before filling in the cracks with a metallic powder, creating a textural mosaic composition of blue and gold.    Bronze Veined Lilac Magnesite  Material Highlight  This customer favorite is created by crushing dyed Magnesite into fragments and filling in the cracks with a metallic powder. Wear to inspire independence, imagination, and calm.    Bronze Veined Purple Turquoise Magnesite    Material Highlight  Original to Kendra Scott, Turquoise Magnesite and Purple Magnesite are crushed into fragments and bound together with a metallic powder filling.    Bronze Veined Turquoise Magnesite (Best Seller)  Material Highlight  A customer favorite created by crushing dyed Magnesite into fragments, before filling in the cracks with a metallic powder. Wear to inspire independence, imagination, and calm.    Bronze Veined Turquoise Magnesite Red Oyster  Material Highlight  Seen exclusively at Kendra Scott, our Bronze Veined Turquoise Magnesite Red Oyster is created by combining fragments of Bronze Veined Turquoise Magnesite and Spiny Red Oyster and binding them together with a metallic powder filling.    Brown Tiger’s Eye  Material Highlight  Known for its natural, earthy coloring, Brown Tiger’s Eye is a genuine and undyed gemstone with a chatoyant sheen that reflects light and color in a lustrous, linear way. Nicknamed the Shapeshifter, this stone is thought to inspire courage, confidence, and motivation in its wearer.    Chrysoprase  Material Highlight  Admired for its rich, vibrant hue, Chrysoprase has a reputation for being the most valuable of gemstones within the Chalcedony family. Inspiring joy, optimism, and wisdom, it owes its green coloring to trace amounts of nickel.    Citrine Quartz (November Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Inspiring imagination, abundance, and positivity, our natural Citrine Quartz ranges from a pale yellow to an earthy orange color. Citrine’s recognizable hue is the reason for the stone’s namesake, citron, known as the French word for lemon. (This stone is also perfect for November birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Citrine is perfect for November birthdays! 

  Drusy  Material Highlight  Drusy is the natural crystallization on a rock surface. Our range of Drusy colors are achieved by color pigmentation and custom plating that coats the stone’s surface with color and iridescence.   

Learn More About Drusy

Black Drusy  Blue Drusy  Bright Plum Drusy  Bright Red Drusy  Iridescent Drusy (Best Seller)  Light Pink Drusy  Multicolor Drusy  Pink Watercolor Drusy  Platinum Drusy (Best Seller)  Rose Gold Drusy  Sand Drusy  Steel Gray Drusy    Genuine Turquoise (Kendra’s Favorite, December Birthstone)  Material Highlight  One of Kendra’s forever favorites due to its rich, opaque blue-green coloring created by the presence of copper and natural veining. Genuine Turquoise is a soft, undyed stone that is perfect for carving our custom stone shapes and inspires insight, intuition, and understanding. 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant Necklace in Genuine Turquoise is perfect for December birthdays! 

  Golden Obsidian  Material Highlight  Our latest and greatest shade of black, this genuine and undyed stone is known to inspire self-reflection, protection, and growth. Golden Obsidian is formed when molten rock material cools quickly, becoming volcanic glass with inky shine and a golden sheen effect courtesy of needle-like gas bubble inclusions.    Green Apatite  Material Highlight  Green Apatite is a Kendra favorite, loved for its dark, moody green coloring with white and brown veining. This genuine and undyed stone inspires clarity, grounding, and calm.    Green Quartz  Material Highlight  This genuine and undyed stone has a light, translucent green coloring to it. Wear to inspire wisdom, health, and prosperity.    Green Tsavorite  Material Highlight  Green Tsavorite is a member of the grossular garnet family and is known for its vivid emerald color.    Hematite  Material Highlight  Genuine and undyed, this dark gray, iron-based mineral distinguishes itself with a reflective metallic sheen.    Illusion  Material Highlight  Innovation exclusive to Kendra Scott, our Illusion technique is accomplished by layering a thin slice of Mother-of-Pearl shell between two pieces of printed or dyed resin or glass. The result is a custom stone with colorful dimension and shine.  Light Blue Illusion (March Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Pendant Necklace in Light Blue Illusion is perfect for March birthdays! 

Peridot Illusion (August Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Peridot Illusion is perfect for August birthdays! 

Azalea Illusion (October Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Azalea Illusion is perfect for October birthdays!

Berry Illusion (October Birthstone) 

Gift Tip: Our Elisa Gold Pendant Necklace in Berry Illusion is perfect for October birthdays! 

Burgundy Illusion  Cranberry Illusion  Cobalt Illusion  Coral Illusion  Emerald Illusion  Gold Dusted Pink Illusion  Gray Illusion  Iridescent Coral Illusion  Iridescent Lilac Illusion  Iridescent Opalite Illusion  Ivory Illusion  Lavender Opalite Illusion  Light Sky Blue Illusion  Peacock Blue Illusion  Periwinkle Illusion  Pink Opalite Illusion  Red Illusion  Rock Crystal Illusion  Teal Tie Dye Illusion    Iridescent Orchid Illusion  Material Highlight  Indulge in our latest jewel tone, custom to our design studio. Created by layering a rich, magenta resin sprinkled with iridescent flakes over a cracked layer of shell, resulting in a dynamic, dimensional stone.    Watercolor Illusion (Best Seller)  Material Highlight  A custom stone created by printing a watercolor pattern onto transparent glass before layering over a thin sheet of Ivory Mother-of-Pearl.  Yellow Watercolor Illusion    Iridescent Opalite  Material Highlight  A custom stone unique to Kendra Scott, Iridescent Opalite is created by plating Opalite Glass with a beautiful rainbow sheen on top of its already striking opal-pigmented surface.    Kyocera Opal  Material Highlight  Our Kyocera Opal is a lab-grown, stabilized opal created to mimic the dazzling play of color of natural Opal. Beautifully lustrous and never dyed, this opal takes 12-14 months to produce and is best loved for its striking flashes of opalescence.  

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Angel Blue Kyocera Opal  Bright Pink Kyocera Opal  Citrus Kyocera Opal  Cobalt Kyocera Opal  Fuchsia Kyocera Opal  Indigo Kyocera Opal  Lavender Kyocera Opal  Light Blue Kyocera Opal  Light Pink Kyocera Opal  Marine Kyocera Opal  Night Kyocera Opal  Ocean Kyocera Opal  Periwinkle Kyocera Opal  Pink Kyocera Opal  Plum Kyocera Opal  Red Kyocera Opal  Royal Blue Kyocera Opal  White Kyocera Opal    Labradorite  Material Highlight  An undyed feldspar mineral inspiring magic, creativity, and curiosity. Known for its soft gray coloring, look for flashes of rainbow iridescence, created by an effect known as labradorescence.  Gray Labradorite    Light Blue Magnesite  Material Highlight  Long-term trend alert! Magnesite dyed a pretty, ultramodern blue sets the tone for the rest of the decade, inspiring independence, imagination, and calm.    Lilac Phosphate  Material Highlight  Ranging from a soft lilac to an orchid hue, Lilac Phosphate is a genuine, undyed stone. Commonly known as phosphosiderite, it’s recognized for its gorgeous golden veining and ability to inspire calm, spirituality, and healing.    London Blue Topaz  Material Highlight  London Blue Topaz is formed when colorless Topaz is treated to create its iconic blue color and improve clarity. It’s also a pleochroic stone, which means it displays different colors when you look at it from different angles.     Magnesite  Material Highlight  Magnesite is an off-white carbonate mineral that is porous and excellent for dyeing various vibrant hues.  Neon Pink Magnesite  Neon Yellow Magnesite  Red Magnesite  Turquoise Magnesite  The above are all dyed magnesite stones.    Malachite  Material Highlight  An undyed stone inspiring strength, courage, and clarity. Malachite features varying depths of green hues, caused by traces of copper, resulting in tonal banding in concentric rings.    Maroon Jade  Material Highlight  Our Quartzite is dyed to achieve a deep, moody maroon hue. This stone is known to inspire peace, harmony, and wisdom.    Mint Magnesite  Material Highlight  Our Magnesite is custom dyed a cool mint, inspiring independence, imagination, and calm.    Mood Stone  Material Highlight  Our take on a popular 1970s trend, our Mood Stone is created by layering clear glass over heat-changing paper. For the most accurate mood-reading results, our Mood Stone must come into contact with your skin.     Obsidian  Material Highlight  A seriously saturated black, this genuine and undyed stone is formed when molten rock cools quickly and becomes a volcanic glass with opaque shine. Wear to inspire self-reflection, protection, and growth.    Opal (October Birthstone)  Material Highlight  A beautifully lustrous gemstone, Opal is recognized for its fiery opalescence that creates a play of rainbow colors over its white surface.  (This stone is also perfect for October birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Opal perfect for October birthdays! 

Fun Fact: The traditional 14th anniversary gift.    Peridot (August Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Naturally formed within the Earth’s mantle, Peridot is an olivine mineral, which means the stone’s brilliant coloring comes from its iron composition. Widely recognized for its vibrant yellow-green hue, wear to inspire prosperity, harmony, and calm. (This stone is also perfect for August birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Peridot is perfect for August birthdays! 

  Pink Rainbow Calsilica  Material Highlight  Pink Rainbow Calsilica is a new take on tie-dye, blending pigmented resin and natural calcite to create a one-of-a-kind rainbow of colorful, layered hues.    Pink Sapphire  Material Highlight  A precious pink gem of the corundum family, Sapphires come in a rainbow of colors. They are an incredibly durable material, making them perfect for jewelry. They are commonly heat enhanced to improve color and clarity.    Pink Tourmaline  Material Highlight  Tourmaline is a semi-transparent gemstone that forms in many colors, with the pink color caused by the presence of manganese. Tourmaline is a pleochroic stone, which means it displays different colors when you look at it from different angles.     Pink Quartzite   Material Highlight  Known to bring positivity, healing, and stability, genuine Quartzite is dyed to create a blushing pink tone.    Purple Jade  Material Highlight  A variety of Quartzite crystal, Purple Jade is admired for its dyed purple coloring. Wear to inspire clarity, joy, and passion.     Purple Mica  Material Highlight  Known to inspire calm, rest, and awareness, our Purple Mica is a variety of Lepidolite Mica with a soft metallic purple tone. Due to its fragile, crystalline structure, we carefully bond thin layers of Mica together, adding a faceted, clear glass for dimension and stability, without altering its natural hue.    Pyrite  Material Highlight  Also known as Healer’s Gold for its eye-catching metallic inclusions, this genuine and undyed stone knows how to bring the shine. Wear to inspire abundance, determination, and protection.  Brown Pyrite    Rainbow Moonstone (June Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Known as “the sky within the stone,” Rainbow Moonstone is a genuine, prismatic stone that inspires intuition, harmony, and confidence. The flashes of rainbow iridescence are created by an optical effect known as adularescence. (This stone is also perfect for June birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Rainbow Moonstone perfect for June birthdays! 

  Raspberry Labradorite  Material Highlight  For the first time ever, we’re giving you dyed Labradorite in the form of a dynamic red. This stone is known to inspire magic, creativity, and curiosity. Look for flashes of rainbow iridescence when the light plays across it, created by an optical color effect called labradorescence.    Red Garnet (January Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Red Garnet is both rich and rosy in hue. Warm and inviting, this stone is known to inspire love, kindness, and compassion. (This stone is also perfect for January birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Red Garnet perfect for January birthdays! 

  Red Tiger’s Eye  A glossy stone created by dying genuine Brown Tiger’s Eye a rich red hue. Wear to inspire courage, confidence, and motivation.    Rose Quartz (Best Seller)  Material Highlight  Known as the stone of love, Rose Quartz is a variety of Quartz that displays a soft, blushing hue due to the microscopic inclusions. This undyed stone inspires love, healing, and nurturing.  

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Fun Fact: Known as the stone of love.    Rock Crystal (April Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Rock Crystal is a colorless Quartz, whose natural internal fractures create misty veils and iridescent refractions. Known to bring health, balance, and clarity, this genuine stone is brilliantly reflective and full of detail. (This stone is also perfect for April birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Rock Crystal perfect for April birthdays! 

  Ruby (July Birthstone)  Material Highlight  Ruby is a variety of the mineral corundum with its red coloring caused by the presence of chromium. A beloved stone in the jewelry industry admired for its deep red hue, Ruby is known to inspire passion, adventure, and creativity. (This stone is also perfect for July birthdays!) 

Gift Tip: Our Davie 18k Gold Vermeil Pendant in Ruby perfect for July birthdays! 

  Sable Mica  Material Highlight  Our Sable Mica is created by carefully bonding layers of genuine Mica together for stability and layering with clear glass, so we can maintain its soft, natural color. Wear to inspire calm, rest, and awareness.    Sage Mica  Material Highlight  In its raw state, Sage Mica is a brittle, moss-colored stone featuring subtle, metallic undertones. Due to its fragile, crystalline structure, we carefully bond thin layers of Mica together, adding a faceted, clear glass for dimension and stability, without altering its natural hue.    Sea Green Chrysocolla  Material Highlight  The prettiest green hue known to inspire peace, intuition, and patience, genuine Chrysocolla is admired for its beautiful range of natural patterning and blue-green color from copper minerals.    Smoky Quartz  Material Highlight  A smokey brown-gray variety of Quartz.    Teal Quartzite  Material Highlight  This is a dyed Quartzite stone.  Fun Fact: It starts as a quartz-rich sandstone and evolves into a metamorphic rock that’s as tough as granite.    Turquoise Jasper    Material Highlight  Loved for its rich coloring and natural veining that resembles real Turquoise, this undyed stone inspires balance, healing, and protection.    Variegated Turquoise Magnesite  Material Highlight  Custom to Kendra Scott, this customer favorite is created by dyeing Magnesite the perfect blue-green hue that bears a striking resemblance to real Turquoise.    White Howlite (Customer Favorite)  Material Highlight  A customer favorite loved for its milky white color and natural, marble-like gray veining. Each piece is genuine, undyed, and one-of-a-kind. Wear to inspire creativity, curiosity, and patience.    White Sapphire  Material Highlight  A colorless precious gem of the corundum family, Sapphires come in a rainbow of colors. They are an incredibly durable material, making them perfect for jewelry. White Sapphire is known to inspire purity, wisdom, and peace.    White Sterling Opal  Material Highlight  Our White Sterling Opal is lab grown in the United States, mimicking the same chemical, optical, and physical composition of a natural Opal. Known for its play of color, each undyed stone produces a unique, kaleidoscopic effect known as opalescence.    White Topaz  Material Highlight  Naturally colorless Topaz inspiring hope, love, and happiness, this stone is loved for its striking resemblance to White Diamond.    Yellow Sapphire  Material Highlight  A precious yellow gem of the corundum family, Sapphires come in a rainbow of colors. They are an incredibly durable material, making them perfect for jewelry. They are commonly heat enhanced to improve color and clarity.    OTHER  Blush Wood  Material Highlight  Created by layering wood veneer that’s been dyed a soft rosy hue between two pieces of glass.    Filigree (Best Seller)  Material Highlight  A custom, patterned impression of our signature medallion logo, inspired by Kendra’s love of architecture.    Navy Wood  Material Highlight  Created by layering wood veneer that’s been dyed a deep navy hue between two pieces of glass. 

Jewelry Glossary 101

Closures

Adjustable Sliding Bead Closure - Our Adjustable Sliding Bead Closures allow us to create the adjustable necklaces and bracelets that you love. These closures are designed to slide up and down the chain of your piece of jewelry to create the perfect fit for you. Find pieces with these closures in our suite of adjustable bracelets.

Clasp - A clasp is a piece at the end of a chain that allows you to close the ends of a bracelet or necklace. There are many different types of clasps in jewelry. Kendra Scott jewelry is commonly made with Lobster Claw and Spring Ring clasps. Discover clasps in our suites of necklaces and bracelets.

Lobster Claw - A Lobster Claw clasp is shaped like the pinchers of a Lobster, designed to easily hook into loops of a necklace or bracelet. To open the clasp, push down on the lever and hook it onto the loop, and close. Discover these clasps on our best-selling Elisa necklaces.

 

Design Elements

Chain - A chain is a series of small metal loops linked together to form the foundation for many necklaces and bracelets. While chains are necessary in the design of many pieces of jewelry, they can also be decorative and serve an aesthetic purpose. Discover our collection of chain necklaces to find the perfect one for your style.

Ear Wire - This is a crucial element to every earring—ear wire is the part of the earring that threads through the ear and leaves room for the back of an earring. Peruse our collections of small earrings and long earrings, each featuring this important part to an earring.

Extenders - Want to lengthen your favorite necklace or bracelet? Our extenders allow you to do exactly that by connecting to the end of your piece of jewelry, adding more loops for your clasp to hook onto. Shop our collection of Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver extenders and chains.

Pendant - A pendant is a piece of jewelry that hangs from a chain around the neck. Many of our favorite necklaces feature a pendant, like our classic Elisa necklace. Pendants can vary in size and shape, and are attached to a piece of jewelry by the chain or a loop that threads onto the chain. Explore our collections of Pearl pendant necklaces and Diamond pendant necklaces.

Post - Post earrings are also known as stud earrings, and are characterized by the post that connects the decorative part of the earring and the ear wire. Peruse our collection of Diamond stud earrings, and stud earrings to find the perfect everyday pair.

Removable Bail - All of our charms come with a removable bail, a metal loop that opens and closes, allowing you to attach and remove charms from your necklace, bracelet, or earrings. Look around our collections of Gold charms and Silver charms to find the perfect pieces for your jewelry.

Stationary Pendant - A stationary pendant is a pendant that is secured onto a chain and cannot move or be taken off the chain. Many of our stationary pendants are connected to the chain on either side, becoming a key part of the chain.

Tassel - Tassels are used in our jewelry as adornments to a necklace, bracelet, or pair of earrings. Many of our tassels are made up of many metal chains, with a piece at the top to bring them all together. Tassels are an iconic heirloom design that spans the decades of fashion. Explore our collection of tassels and fringe to find a piece of tassel jewelry.

 

Additional Knowledge

What is Gunmetal jewelry? Gunmetal jewelry is kind of jewelry plated with Copper, Tin, and Zinc to create a dark, moody hue.

What is Drusy jewelry? Drusy is the natural formation of crystal on a rock.

What’s the difference between bronze and gunmetal? Bronze is made by combining Copper and Tin, while Gunmetal is a type of Bronze metal made up of Copper, Tin, and Zinc.

What kind of earrings can you wear for sensitive ears? For sensitive ears, we recommend wearing earrings from our Fine Jewelry collection. Made with 14k Yellow Gold, 14k Rose Gold, and 14K White Gold, these materials won’t irritate those with a Brass allergy.