Inspired by another time, this large cameo pendant necklace depicts the profile of a smiling woman with curls and flowers in her hair. The picture is carved in shell and framed in a roped trim with 3-3.5mm cultured freshwater pearls. Suspends from a square snake chain with a springring clasp. 14kt yellow gold over sterling silver pendant necklace.
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DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
2 1/4 inches
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.
Gold Over Sterling
STERLING SILVER: Also known as "Standard Silver," sterling silver is silver alloyed with other metals to increase the hardness and durability. Generally, sterling is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Some sterling silver jewelry is plated with 14kt-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
SNAKE: A chain comprised of tightly linked wavy plates, resulting in a smooth, round look with a subtle zigzag pattern.
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.
SHELL: A treasured gift of the sea, shell has been used for ornamentation since recorded time. Shell makes a classic choice for cameo designs and is often carved in relief to display a ladylike motif, presented in a frame of precious metal.
(Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Cameo,
CAMEO: A low relief carving where the carving is above the background layer. Usually carved in shell or stone to portray the profile of a woman.
Size: 40 mm)
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
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: White, Quantity: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 3-3.5 mm)