C. 1950. From Tiffany's, this .75 ct. t.w. diamond and .65 ct. t.w. ruby choker-style necklace is the essence of Retro-era glamour! Statement-making, elegant wide snake chain features a floral gem design which sparkles with glorious rubies and diamonds. Truly, this is a showpiece of vintage styling. 14kt yellow and rose gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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.
TWO-TONE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is often alloyed with other metals to increase strength and create different colors. A two-tone gold piece includes two colors of gold: yellow, rose, white, or gunmetal-finished gold. 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.
SNAKE: A chain comprised of tightly linked wavy plates, resulting in a smooth, round look with a subtle zigzag pattern.
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.
(Quantity: 9, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Color Grade: H, Clarity: VS1-VS2, Weight: 0.75 ct. t.w.)
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: 7, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.65 ct. t.w.)