C. 1990. A formidable chronograph watch for him from Ebel, featuring Swiss automatic chronograph movement, screw down crown and link strap. Stainless steel and 18kt yellow gold watch. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
STAINLESS: Stainless steel is steel alloyed with at least 10.5% chromium. The presence of chromium increases the steel's ability to resist corrosion, rusting, and staining. Stainless steel is often used in watches and modern-industrial jewelry design.
STEEL: Steel is a gray-colored metal, composed primarily of iron and carbon. It has great hardness, ductility, and tensile strength, allowing it to be a used in buildings and tools. In jewelry, "steel" is often a reference to "stainless steel," which contains at least 10.5% chromium. Because it is durable and slow to rust or stain, stainless steel is often used in watches and modern-industrial jewelry 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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
LINK: Any item of jewelry with chain links that are substantial enough to be seem as individual components of a design.