C. 1980. Reach for the stars with this glamorous double-row 9.5mm cultured freshwater pearl and turquoise bead necklace from our Estate collection. Embellished with enamel and gleaming with artisanal properties, this is a true conversation piece. Textured and polished 14kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1980 Vintage Cultured Pearl Necklace With Turquoise in 14kt Yellow Gold. 21")
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.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
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.
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: Golden, Quantity: 37, Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round
NEAR-ROUND: A pearl that visually appears almost round.
, Size: 9.5 mm)
TURQUOISE: Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, turquoise is prized for its depth of color and the visual interest found in veins of matrix stone. Prized as a gemstone for 1000's of years, legend holds that turquoise has protective qualities.
(Color: Blue, Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round, Size: 13.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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