The natural elegance of the dragonfly is beautifully portrayed in this pin pendant necklace. Detailed with a .70 carat Rose de France amethyst body, .40 ct. t.w. purple amethyst wings, and a tail of .10 ct. t.w. white topaz. Suspends from a cable chain with a lobster clasp. Can also be worn as a pin with a revolver safety. 14kt rose gold over sterling silver pin pendant necklace.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/8 inches
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.
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."
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
DOUBLE: A bale that has two loops to slide a chain through.
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Rose de France, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval,
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Weight: 0.70 carats, Size: 7x5 mm)
TOPAZ: Available in a stunning selection of shades, the topaz's sky blue hue is one of the most popular colors for jewelry designs. Once thought to offer protection, today topaz is favored for its durability and affordability. Yellow topaz is the birthstone for November while blue topaz is for December.
(Color: White, Quantity: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.10 ct. t.w., Size: 2 mm)