Italian Cameo and Murano Glass Bead Necklace With 18kt Yellow Gold Over Sterling Silver. 22"
An RS exclusive. For centuries, artisans in the town of Torre del Greco, Italy have created the world’s most exquisite cameos. Hand-carved in shell, our cameo is an authentic example of their work today, portraying a classic beauty on lush, twisted strands of Murano glass beads. The cameo box clasp is finished in 18kt gold over sterling.
Product Details (for Italian Cameo and Murano Glass Bead Necklace With 18kt Yellow Gold Over Sterling Silver. 22")
1/2-1 3/8 inches
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.
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."
GOLD OVER STERLING: Sometimes referred to as “vermeil,” this metal is gold-plated sterling silver. It is one of the most desirable gold-plated metals and can come in 14kt-24kt yellow, white, or rose.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
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: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
, Size: 40x30 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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