C. 1990. If you're looking to make a romantic statement, try this created opal heart pendant necklace from our Estate collection. Side round rubies of 1.50 ct. t.w. add color contrast and interest. Suspends from 14kt yellow gold rope chain with springring clasp. 10kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
10 and 14kt
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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
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.
DOUBLE: A bale that has two loops to slide a chain through.
OPAL: With an iridescent luster that can reveal a beautiful kaleidoscope of color, the opal has inspired many myths and legends. A white opal with swirls of soft pastel shades is popular for jewelry, but opals also come in black and blue. Opal is the gemstone for October birthdays.
SYNTHETIC OPAL: A gemstone that is created in a laboratory to mimic the actual properties of a natural opal. Commonly known as "created opal," it features the same fiery color play as a real opal, but is considerably more affordable.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Triangle
TRIANGLE: A three-sided, pointed shape.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Weight: 2.75 carats, Size: 13x13 mm)
RUBY: A bold fiery stone, the ruby is a symbol of wealth, vitality and love. When cut and polished, the ruby's high luster is as dazzling as a diamond's. Ruby jewelry makes the perfect gift for loved ones and is the birthstone for July.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 12, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 1.50 ct. t.w., Size: 2.5 mm)