C. 1960. Our 3.65 carat amethyst and .15 ct. t.w. diamond bow pin from the later Retro era of our Estate collection is the perfect finishing touch for your look! Estate pin features golden streamers styled in a graceful pattern, with a central emerald-cut amethyst as the focal point and a splashing glitz of diamond rounds for sparkle. Push-pull safety. 18kt yellow gold pin. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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.
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.
PUSH-PULL: Seen mostly on estate pins, a push-pull safety is a tube-like mechanism that slides over the end of the pin to secure it.
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: 14, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Single-Cut,
SINGLE-CUT: A gemstone cutting technique that dates back to the 1300s. Still used today, the single-cut usually features 18 facets that go in one direction without crossing each other.
Color Grade: I-J, Clarity: VS1-VS2, Weight: 0.15 ct. t.w.)
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Rectangle
RECTANGLE: An elongated, symmetrical shape with four sides.
Emerald, Weight: 3.65 carats, Size: 10x8 mm)