C. 1960 Vintage Carved Orange Shell Cameo Pin Pendant in 14kt Yellow Gold. 20"
C. 1960. This carved orange shell cameo pin pendant necklace from our Estate collection features a woman festooned in a floral fantasy! The piece is graceful and flowing in its execution, and includes a lovely openwork frame. Revolver safety. Suspends from rope chain with springring clasp. 14kt yellow gold pin pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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Product Details (for C. 1960 Vintage Carved Orange Shell Cameo Pin Pendant in 14kt Yellow Gold. 20")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 7/8 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/2 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.
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.
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.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
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.
(Color: Orange, Quantity: 1, 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: 44x32 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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