C. 1980. This beautiful 36.50 ct. t.w. amethyst and cultured pearl necklace with diamonds from our Estate collection has some graceful and interesting details in its design. Features three oval amethysts of legendary proportions, Baroque and cultured freshwater pearls, and .80 ct. t.w. of diamond rounds lining the sections in an irresistible, symmetrically balanced display. 14kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1980 Vintage 36.50 ct. t.w. Amethyst and Cultured Pearl Necklace With Diamonds in 14kt Yellow Gold. 16.25")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/8 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.
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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
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.
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: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 0.80 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: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
, Weight: 36.50 ct. t.w., Size: 18x13 mm)
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: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Baroque
BAROQUE: is the term used to describe oversized and irregularly-shaped pearls. Baroque pearls add interest and intrigue to classic jewelry styles.
, Size: 10x7 mm)