C. 1950. Create a mood of dreamy sophistication and style with this carved shell cameo pin pendant necklace from our Estate collection. The beautifully-detailed rendering includes a round single-cut diamond solitaire as the woman's necklace. Truly lovely. Suspends from a 14kt yellow gold 1mm rope chain with springring clasp. Single bale and revolver safety. 10kt yellow gold pin pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1950 Vintage Carved Orange Shell Cameo Pin Pendant With Diamond in 10kt Yellow Gold. 18")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
10KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 10kt is 41.67% gold.
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.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
Diamond: The hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones, a diamond can make the heart race with its pure and fiery spark. An ancient symbol of love, a diamond is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Diamond is the birthstone for April.
(Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Single-Cut
SINGLE-CUT: A gemstone cutting technique that dates back to the 1300s. Still used today, the single-cut usually features 18 facets that go in one direction without crossing each other.
, Color Grade: F, Clarity: VS1, Weight: 0.02 carats)
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: 30x23 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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