C. 1930. Tally ho! From the latter years of the Art Deco era, this fabulous cultured pearl, diamond and round glass horse pin is filled with dynamic presence and style. The depiction of the horse and rider is masterful and the interesting frame of curled and patterned gold culminates with a ring of four sparkling round rose-cut diamond accents and a 3.5mm cultured freshwater pearl. Such an exciting vintage find! Revolver safety, 20kt yellow gold pin. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
20KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 20kt is 83.33% gold.
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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
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: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Rose-Cut,
ROSE-CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1500s, with a flat back and a faceted top.
Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: SI1-SI2, Weight: approx. 0.02 ct. t.w.)
Cultured Freshwater Pearl
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Bead, Size: 3.5 mm)
GLASS: A delicate, translucent to transparent noncrystalline material made by fusing sand with other materials , such as soda and lime, and then cooling it quickly. Glass is used in anything from windows to drinkware. In jewelry, glass is used for ornamentation, to make doublets, and to simulate gemstones.
(Color: Colorless, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Cabochon,
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Size: 18 mm)