Featuring a single, radiant 7-7.5mm cultured Akoya pearl, this classic necklace is a gift to be treasured. The pearl is nicely topped with a diamond accent and dropped from a rope chain. Springring clasp, 14kt white gold necklace.
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DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
14KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 14kt is 58.33% gold. In the United States, 14K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. 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.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
Cultured Akoya Pearl
AKOYA PEARLS: a true classic, the akoya pearl was the first pearl to be cultured in the salt waters of Japan. Smooth, round and highly lustrous, akoya pearls captivate in traditional pearl jewelry designs, such as necklaces, bracelets and stud earrings. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 7-7.5 mm)
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
This pearl is absolutely stunning, as is the diamond. But the chain is SO frail and thin - I'm almost afraid it will break just putting it on. Sadly, the loop above the pendant is very small, so I'm afraid a thicker chain won't fit through there.