C. 1960. Fabulous link bracelet has a Byzantine air. Round red rubies of .55 ct. t.w. alternate with bars of blue enamel and detailing in a design of airy elegance. Set in polished 18kt yellow gold. Dimensions: 1/2". Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
LINK: Any item of jewelry with chain links that are substantial enough to be seem as individual components of a design.
18KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 18kt is 75% gold. In Europe, 18K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
ENAMEL: Enamel is a glass-like colored coating which is applied or "painted" over the surface of a piece of metal, ceramic or glass. Enamel is made from powdered glass or an epoxy resin material.
RUBY: A bold fiery stone, the ruby is a symbol of wealth, vitality and love. When cut and polished, the ruby's high luster is as dazzling as a diamond's. Ruby jewelry makes the perfect gift for loved ones and is the birthstone for July.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 11, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.55 ct. t.w., Size: 2.2 mm)