C. 1970. The famous design house of Cartier stirred up quite a tizzy with this gleaming floral swirl pin from the 1970's. Twirling, swirling ripples of gold churn in a pinwheel design that's filled with motion and excitement. Such a lush, luxe look! Revolver safety. 14kt yellow gold pin. 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.
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.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.