Stunning and classy is the prefect description for these Forever Brilliant® Moissanite stud earrings from Charles & Colvard® Captured in14K white gold with post style, friction backs, each earring features a spectacular 5mm round Moissanite gem in a three prong setting. The earrings have a total diamond equivalent weight of 1.00ctw.Forever Brilliant® is the world's most brilliant gem®. Inspired by the beauty and fire of natural moissanite, discovered over a century ago in an ancient meteorite by Dr. Henri Moissan, Charles & Colvard® patented an ethical process for growing gem-quality Moissanite. More brilliant than a diamond at a fraction of the cost, more durable than a sapphire, ruby, or emerald, nothing compares to or outshines Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite®. Forever Brilliant® is our brightest, whitest gem ever; the result of new innovation and artistry that reveals maximum brilliance and fire. Artfully created from Silicon Carbide, the world?s second hardest mineral; the beauty of Forever Brilliant® created by Charles & Colvard® is guaranteed to last forever. Each stone comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and Limited Lifetime Warranty ensuring that it will maintain its brilliance and fire, without ever fading or changing color. CT (carat) TW (total weight) DEW (diamond equvalent weight) represents the approximate total weight of diamonds of similar appearance.