C. 1940. Substantial and impressive, this carved shell cameo pin pendant from our Estate collection is a Retro era find. The lovely display of this decorative piece features a finely-detailed frame around the carved shell cameo profile. Hinged bale fits up to a 2.5mm chain, sold separately. Revolver safety. Textured and polished 10kt yellow gold pin pendant. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
10KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 10kt is 41.67% gold.
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.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
HINGED: A bale with a hinge. The hinge allows the pendant to be placed on and taken off a chain easily and without sliding. Ideal for putting pendants on chains that have large clasps.
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.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
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: 30x22 mm)