Kendra Scott Stones and Metals

Having been an authorized Kendra Scott retailer since 2011, LavishlyHip is knowledgeable about Kendra Scott’s metals and stones. Below we share our insight about the materials that are used in Kendra’s collections.

Care Instructions

  • Remove jewelry when washing your body, swimming, exercising or cleaning.
  • Avoid contact with soaps, perfume, lotion, makeup, hair and cleaning products.
  • Stones are fragile and can break, crack or scratch, if not handled with care.
  • Avoid extreme heat

Metals

 

14k Gold Plated Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color ranges from a pale silvery gold to light gold.

 

14k Rose Gold Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a soft copper rose gold.

 

Rhodium Plated Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is silver.

rhodium plated brass 

Rhodium Plated Brass in Antique Silver Finish

Rhodium plated brass in silver finish 

Rhodium Plated Brass in Bright Silver Finish

 

Rhodium Plated Brass in Gunmetal Finish

LavishlyHip Tip: This is true deep navy black. This moody hue is designed to mimic the mystery and depth of midnight.

Rhodium Plated Brass in Navy Gunmetal Finish

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is dark charcoal to black.

polished brass

Brass in Polished Finish

LavishlyHip Tip: This metal’s finish is pale to light gold.

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Brass in Antique Finish

LavishlyHip Tip: This metal has a vintage, industrial feel to the finish.

aqua dyed brass

Aqua Matte Dyed over Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: Please note this dyed metal is sensitive to wear. Over time the matte color can wear off. Do not expose this metal to lotions, perfumes, sprays, water and salt water.

lilac dyed brass

Lilac Matte Dyed Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: Please note this dyed metal is sensitive to wear. Over time the matte color can wear off. Do not expose this metal to lotions, perfumes, sprays, water and salt water.

magenta dyed brass

Magenta Matte Dyed over Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: Please note this dyed metal is sensitive to wear. Over time the matte color can wear off. Do not expose this metal to lotions, perfumes, sprays, water and salt water.

red dyed brass

Red Matte Dyed Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: Please note this dyed metal is sensitive to wear. Over time the matte color can wear off. Do not expose this metal to lotions, perfumes, sprays, water and salt water.

white dyed brass

White Matte Dyed Brass

LavishlyHip Tip: Please note this dyed metal is sensitive to wear. Over time the matte color can wear off. Do not expose this metal to lotions, perfumes, sprays, water and salt water.

Stones

Abalone Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: Abalone has wide color variations. Stones can range from more purple and blue, while others are green and yellow. Uniquely some stones have striations of pink and gold.

amethyst

Amethyst**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color ranges from pale lilac to dark purple. This stone has striations and inclusions.

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Light Amethyst Translucent Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: This is a glass stone is pale purple.

amethyst dichrotic glass

Amethyst Dichroic Glass*

By layering Dichroic Glass with a natural Amethyst stone, this creates a unique frosted hue that catches the light at the most striking angles.

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone has an icy quality with an iridescent finish that gives a strong pink reflection with some green. You will see striations and crackles in the stone. The stones are translucent and each is unique.

Aqua Apatite

Aqua Apatite**

LavishlyHip Tip: This beautiful stone varies from light cornflower to dark aqua with brown, black and red veining along with white patches and inclusions. Some stones have a soft glimmer.

aqua howlite

Aqua Howlite**

LavishlyHip Tip: Howlite is naturally white with veining and markings. It is then dyed to an Aqua color. The color is blue turquoise. It is very similar to Kendra’s Bronzed Veined Turquoise without the metallic bronze veining. The veining is brown or black.

aquamarine transparent glass

Aquamarine Translucent Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color leans to blue with little or no green.

Berry Clear Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a pinky red berry. The glass is transparent, so you can see the filigree on the back of the setting.

berry illusion

Berry Illusion*

This is berry glass overlaid with Ivory Mother of Pearl Shell

LavishlyHip Tip: The look of the stone is truly berry with a soft watery base. The stone can have swirls, bumps and ridges within the crystal casing.

Black Opaque Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: This is a true deep black.

black spinel

Black Spinel**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is deep black and as with all faceted Spinel, sparkles beautifully.

Black Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone’s color range is soft gray to charcoal gray. The stone is pearlized and has additional reflections of pink, gold, and sometimes green and brown. As with mother of pearl shell, this stone can have bumps and swirls. You may also see areas of ivory pearl. There is variation with this stone.

blush crystal

Blush Crystal

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is very pale rose gold.

blush mix

Blush Mix**

A mix of Nanogems in Strawberry Quartz, Yellow Sapphire, and Morganite.

blush mother of pearl

Blush Mother of Pearl*

LavishlyHip Tip: By applying pink dye to Mother of Pearl, it creates a stone with a pink rose hue. The color range is from soft blush to vivid pink. The color is more dense with thicker stones, and you may see small pools of pink, because of the Mother of Pearl’s natural swirls and bumps.

bronze veined turquoise

Bronze Veined Turquoise Magnesite**

LavishlyHip Tip: Magnesite is naturally white or creamy. It is dyed to turquoise color. The Kendra Scott team created this stone from crushing Turquoise Magnesite into moderately small fragments, then filling in the cracks with a powdered brass material that yields a striking color contrast. It gives the stone bronze metallic veining.

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brown mother of pearl

Brown Mother of Pearl*

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone is pearlized and has reflections of bronzy brown, pink, gold and sometimes green. As with mother of pearl shell, this stone can have bumps and swirls.

Chalcedony Green Translucent Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: Chalcedony is used to describe the green color. This is a glass stone. The color is a pale green and slightly translucent.

Clear Crystal

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone is completely transparent. If the stone is set with backing, you will see the filigree.

Cobalt Cats Eye*

This glass stone is layered with a metallic finish.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a rich marine blue with a slight pearlized glow.

coral magnesite

Coral Magnesite*

LavishlyHip Tip: Magnesite is naturally creamy or white. It is, then, dyed to the desired color. The color is light to medium coral salmon hue. There are areas of lighter/darker color where the stone is more porous.

clerar cubic zirconia

Clear Cubic Zirconia

dark blue mix

Dark Blue Mix**

A mix of Nanogems in Gray Blue, Green Blue, and Dark Blue

dark red glass

Dark Red Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is brown brick red.

dichroic glass

Dichroic Glass*

LavishlyHip Tip: Dichroic (pronounced "dye-crow-ick") glass, means "two colored." It is named because of its multicolored and reflective properties. When you look at this glass, it appears to have more than one color at the same time, especially when viewed with different lighting. The stone has an icy quality with an iridescent finish that gives a strong pink reflection with some green. You will see striations and crackles in the stone. The stones are translucent and each is unique.

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Emerald Green Cats Eye*

This glass stone is layered with a metallic finish.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a rich emerald green with a slight pearlized glow.

emerald glass

Emerald Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is true emerald green hue. The glass is transparent, so you may see the filigree on the back of the setting. Please NOTE: This stone is glass and is not emerald.

Gray Dichroic Glass*

LavishlyHip Tip: Dichroic (pronounced "dye-crow-ick") glass, means "two colored." It is named because of its multicolored and reflective properties. When you look at this glass, it appears to have more than one color at the same time, especially when viewed with different lighting. The stone has an icy quality with an iridescent finish that gives a strong gray blue reflection with some green. You will see striations and crackles in the stone. The stones are translucent and each is unique.

gray illusion

Stone: Gray Illusion*

LavishlyHip Tip: This is Kendra’s doublet technique, where two stones are fused together. A slightly aurora borealis glass stone is paired with gray mother of pearl shell to give a muted stone that showcases colors of purple, pink, green and gray. Sometimes you may see cream. Striations and density varies. The stone can have swirls, bumps and ridges within the crystal casing. We are calling this stone ‘industrial chic’.

Indigo Dichroic Glass*

LavishlyHip Tip: Dichroic (pronounced "dye-crow-ick") glass, means "two colored." It is named because of its multicolored and reflective properties. When you look at this glass, it appears to have more than one color at the same time, especially when viewed with different lighting. The stone has an iridescent finish that gives a blue reflection with some green. You will see striations and crackles in the stone. The stones are translucent and each is unique.

Ivory Mother of Pearl*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a soft luminescent ivory and is more pearlized than Kendra’s White Mother of Pearl. As with natural material, there will be bumps and swirls.

jewel tone mix

Jewel Tone Mix**

A mix of Kyocera Opal and Nanogems in Amethyst, Rose Red, Green, Ice Blue, Garnet, Marine Opal, Champagne, Violet Opal, Blue Topaz, and Tanzanite Blue

Light Blue Illusion*

LavishlyHip Tip: This is Kendra’s doublet technique, where two stones are fused together. A pale blue glass stone is paired with ivory mother of pearl shell to give a watery hue to the stone. The stone can have swirls, bumps and ridges within the crystal casing.

lilac crystal

Lilac Crystal

LavishlyHip Tip: In our opinion the crystal color is blue vs. lilac.

lilac mix

Lilac Mix**

A mix of Nanogems in Pale Lilac, Aurora Blue, and Gray.

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone colors are more blue vs. lilac.

lilac mother of pearl

Lilac Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: Mother of Pearl is dyed to a soft purple lilac. The color is more dense with thicker stones, and you may see small pools of purple, because of the Mother of Pearl’s natural swirls and bumps.

London Blue Clear Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a medium, bright blue green. Note: this is not the traditional London Blue. The glass is transparent, so you can see the filigree on the back of the setting.

london blue illusion

London Blue Illusion*

LavishlyHip Tip: This stone is created using Kendra’s doublet technique, where two different and separately faceted stones are fused together. A London blue glass stone is paired with ivory mother of shell. The color is a medium watery blue. The stone can have swirls, bumps and ridges within the crystal casing.

Magenta Magnesite*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color range is bright pink to a vivid fuchsia pink. Magnesite is naturally white; it is then dyed to the desired color. You may see lighter and darker areas on the stone.

magenta mother of pearl

Magenta Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: Bright magenta dye is added to Kendra’s classic Ivory Mother-of-Pearl, adding a mid-century modern accent to the season’s color palette. The color range is from party pink to a Barbie pink with hints of gray and white.

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Maroon Jade**

LavishlyHip Tip: This is jade that has been dyed. The color is red purple. Stones can be translucent. As with all jade, there are striations and the depth of color density varies with each stone.

Metallic Blue Goldstone Glass*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is navy blue with a deep sparkle. The depth of color and shimmer ranges with each stone.

metallic orange goldstone glass

Metallic Orange Goldstone Glass*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is rust with a deep shimmer. The depth of color and shimmer ranges with each stone.

mood stone

Mood Stone*

Back from the 70’s is the mood stone. It features faceted glass over heat-changing paper that changes color depending on the warmth of the skin.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color ranges from yellow green to a deep cobalt blue.

navy dusted glass

Navy Dusted Glass*

LavishlyHip Tip: This glass stone is created by swirling metallic powder into molten glass. The end result is shimmering navy blue, usually in stripes. The density of color and the amount of striations vary with each stone.

Navy Glass Cats Eye*

This glass stone is layered with a metallic finish.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is slightly translucent navy blue. Note: If you are familiar with other Kendra Scott Cat’s Eye stones, this stone is more translucent with very little cat’s eye reflection.

opaque white glass

Opaque White Glass

orange citrine

Orange Citrine**

LavishlyHip Tip: This is a genuine stone with a lot of variation. It can vary from translucent to cloudy, and color ranges from watery orange to soft yellow orange.

Orange Opaque Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: It is a rich pumpkin orange.

orange magnesite

Orange Magnesite**

LavishlyHip Tip: Magnesite is naturally white, it is dyed to the desired color. The color range is from medium to lighter orange. It is a rich orange.

Peridot Glass Illusion*

LavishlyHip Tip: This is Kendra’s doublet technique, where two stones are fused together. A lime green glass stone is paired with ivory mother of pearl shell to give a watery hue to the stone. The stone can have swirls, bumps and ridges within the crystal casing. Please NOTE: this is not a Peridot gemstone.

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periwinkle cat's eye

Periwinkle Glass Cat’s Eye*

This glass stone is layered with a metallic finish.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a beautiful light blue purple hue with a soft pearlized glow.

pink unbanded agate

Pink Unbanded Agate**

LavishlyHip Tip: Agate is dyed to a vivid pink hue. The appearance is almost jelly-like. As with natural stones, each stone is unique and will vary.

purple jade

Purple Jade**

LavishlyHip Tip: The jade has been dyed to a purple hue. The color is medium to dark purple with tones of burgundy. As with natural stones of this type, there are striations and depth of color will vary.

pyrite

Pyrite**

LavishlyHip Tip: Pyrite is one of our favorite stones. It has a silver gold metallic color. Since it is a natural, raw stone, it will show inclusions, rough finish and slight scratches.

bright red glass

Bright Red Glass

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LavishlyHip Tip: The color is orange tomato red. The color is more orange-based than the stock photo appears.

red mother of pearl

Red Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: Mother of Pearl is dyed to a true red. If you know Kendra’s dyed Mother of Pearl, this red stone less pearlized. The color leans to orange-based red. The color is more dense with thicker stones, and you may see small pools of red, because of the Mother of Pearl’s natural swirls and bumps.

rock crystal

Rock Crystal**

This is a genuine stone.

LavishlyHip Tip: This stone is somewhat translucent and can be milky with inclusions.

Rose Quartz*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color ranges from very pale translucent pink to a light pink. As with stones of this type, the density and striations/inclusions will vary. 

rose translucent glass

Rose Translucent Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a soft pink rose.

Ruby Red Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is red. We don’t see any ‘ruby’ color in the stone. The stone is translucent, so you may see the filigree back on the setting.

sable mica

Sable Mica**

In its raw state, Sable Mica has a very fragile and flaky texture. For stability while maintaining the stone’s color, layers of Mica are bonded together, then faceted, clear glass is added for strength and dimension.

LavishlyHip Tip: The hue is lighter brown than stock photos. You may see rose or pink hue in the stone and also areas of brown flecks. Amount of density differs with each stone and you may be able to see through the stone. Each is unique.

sage mica

Sage Mica**

In its raw state, Sage Mica has a very fragile and flaky texture. For stability while maintaining the stone’s color, layers of Mica are bonded together, then faceted, clear glass is added for strength and dimension.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is deep olive green with a tinge of silver metallic. Stone has lots of striations. Amount of density differs with each stone and you may be able to see through the stone. Each is unique.

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Slate Glass Cats Eye*

This glass stone is layered with a metallic finish.

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is soft gray with a slight pearlized glow.

smoky crystal

Smoky Crystal

LavishlyHip Tip: We describe the color as gray rather smoky.

smoky mix

Smoky Mix**

A mix of Nanogems in Smoky, Yellow, and Champagne

LavishlyHip Tip: We describe the color smoky as gray.

Turquoise Magnesite**

LavishlyHip Tip: Magnesite naturally white or cream, it is, then, dyed to the desired turquoise color. The hue leans to blue. As with natural stones, there may be dark markings.

White Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color range is white to creamy natural. This stone is more flat white and less pearlized than Kendra’s Ivory Mother of Pearl. As with this material, there will be striations.

yellow glass

Yellow Glass

LavishlyHip Tip: This glass stone is slightly translucent and is a bright, happy yellow hue.

Suspended Stones

Kendra Scott created this stone by adhering a thin piece of natural shell to the back of faceted crystal glass; these suspended shell designs have a weightless, mesmerizing effect.

Suspended Abalone Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: Abalone has wide color variations. Stones can range from more purple and blue, while others are green and yellow. Uniquely some stones have striations of pink and gold.

Suspended Black Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone’s color range is from soft gray to a charcoal gray. The stone is pearlized and has additional reflections of pink, gold, and sometimes green and brown. As with mother of pearl shell, this stone can have bumps and swirls. You may also see areas of ivory pearl. There is wide variation with this stone.

Suspended Brown Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: The stone is pearlized and has reflections of bronzy brown, pink, gold and sometimes green. As with mother of pearl shell, this stone can have bumps and swirls.

Suspended Ivory Mother of Pearl Shell*

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is a soft luminescent ivory and is more pearlized than Kendra’s White Mother of Pearl.

 

White Mother of Pearl*

LavishlyHip Tip: This is mother of pearl shell. Color range is from white to natural. This stone is more flat white and less pearlized than Kendra’s Ivory Mother of Pearl.

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Drusy (aka Druzy)

Naturally with Quartz Drusy, the surface is bumpy and uneven, and the amount and degree of granularity varies with each stone. Some stones have fine granularity while others have a chunky appearance. Small imperfections should be expected.

Kendra Scott also offers ‘Window Drusy’ on some of their styles, such as the Ever Necklace and Edie Bangle Bracelet. Window Drusy is where you can see a faceted or smooth frame around the sugar-like stone.

Kendra’s colored Drusy is dyed to the desired color.

amethyst druzy

Amethyst Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is bright plum. In our opinion the color is more plum vs. purple.

Black Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is rich black velvet.

blue drusy

Blue Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color ranges from marine to almost navy blue with rich sparkle.

cobalt drusy

Cobalt Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is true medium blue.

chocolate drusy

Chocolate Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is rich chocolate brown. It is very striking and different from the standard drusy colors.

Fuchsia Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is deep rose hue.

Iridescent Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color range is white, pink, lilac to gold. Random tiny black flecks sometimes can be seen.

multi drusy

Multi Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: This multi-color drusy reflects green, blue, pink, violet and other hues.

Platinum Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color range is bright to dark silver.

plum drusy

Plum Drusy **

LavishlyHip Tip: The color ranges from violet to deep purple.

Rose Gold Drusy**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is soft rose with silver highlights.

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sand drusy

Sand Drusy **

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is sparkling beige.

teal drusy

Teal Drusy **

LavishlyHip Tip: The color range is light to medium dark seafoam green. Lighter colored stones may be slightly translucent. You may also see flecks of pink and yellow.

violet drusy

Violet Drusy **

LavishlyHip Tip: The color range is light pink purple violet to medium purple magenta. You may see flecks of gold and pink.

Opals

Aqua Kyocera Opal**

Kendra’s opal are synthetic lab-grown. The stone takes 12 to 24 months to develop and the color is never dyed. Each stone has reflections of aurora borealis with deep sparkle and has the properties of genuine opal.

LavishlyHip Tip: The oval color is a vivid Aqua leaning to blue. You will see flashes of aqua, green, orange and gold.

blue kyocera opal

Blue Kyocera Opal**

LavishlyHip Tip: The blue is a rich cobalt blue and flashes hues of blue, gold, orange and some purple.

Fuchsia Kyocera Opal**

LavishlyHip Tip: The overall color is vivid pink with flashes of red, purple, pink aurora borealis and green.

lavender kyocera opal

Lavender Kyocera Opal**

LavishlyHip Tip: The overall color is light lavender purple with flashes of green.

magenta kyocera opal

Magenta Kyocera Opal**

LavishlyHip Tip: The overall color is ‘Barbie’ pink with flashes of yellow and green.

Royal Blue Kyocera Opal**

LavishlyHip Tip: The blue is a rich marine blue and flashes hues of blue, green and purple blue.

turquoise kyocera opal

Turquoise Kyocera Opal** 

LavishlyHip Tip: The overall color is bright blue with flashes of green.

White Kyocera Opal**

LavishlyHip Tip: The color is white or slightly off white with flashes of green, blue, orange and other hues.

* As with these stones and/or materials, there will be variation. Each is unique.
** This is a genuine stone. Each stone is unique and will vary.