C. 1970. From the renowned house of Cartier, this wonderfully elegant 18kt gold leaf pin is a piece from our Estate collection that is filled with grace and panache. Detailed with painstaking realism, its balanced design is an homage to the beauty of the natural world. Revolver safety. Textured 18kt yellow gold pin. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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.
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.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.