C. 1890 Vintage Victorian Carved Shell Cameo Drop Earrings With Cultured Pearls in 14kt Yellow Gold
C. 1890. Oval in design and rimmed in 1.5mm cultured freshwater pearls, these Victorian era carved shell cameo drops are an exciting Estate find. Earwire, 14kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1890 Vintage Victorian Carved Shell Cameo Drop Earrings With Cultured Pearls in 14kt Yellow Gold)
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
1 3/8 inches
Stones per Earring:
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: 2, 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: 22x18 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: 76, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 1.55 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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