C. 1960. A 5mm 14kt yellow gold snake chain suspends a rectangular emerald-cut citrine in a flourish of scrolls-and-curls work details. Two round sapphires accent the focal point on the left and the right. With foldover clasp closure. 14kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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.
SNAKE: A chain comprised of tightly linked wavy plates, resulting in a smooth, round look with a subtle zigzag pattern.
FOLDOVER: A clasp that folds over a bar and snaps into place. It is secure and also easy to clasp on and off.
CITRINE: A member of the quartz family, citrine symbolizes cheerfulness and prosperity. Its name is derived from the French word citron meaning lemon. This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron. Citrine is the birthstone for November.
(Color: Yellow, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Emerald, Weight: 31.00 carats, Size: 25x17 mm)
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 1.20 ct. t.w., Size: 5 mm)