C. 1880. Experience a charming token of history with this .30 ct. t.w. diamond pin from the Victorian era and our Estate collection. In a circle of 18kt gold, a balletic burst of Old Mine cut diamonds and oxidized sterling silver forms a floral motif. Stamped with a unique French hallmark. Hook safety. Textured and polished sterling silver and 18kt yellow gold pin. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
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
18KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 18kt is 75% gold. In Europe, 18K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
Silver and 18kt 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.
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 Old Mine Cut
OLD MINE CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1700s. Features a rounded square silhouette similar to the modern cushion-cut, but conforms to the shape of the rough gemstone in order to preserve the weight. The culet is usually large enough to be easily seen through the table of the diamond.
, Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: SI1-SI2, Weight: 0.30 carats)