C. 1960 A vibrantly playful treasure from our Estate collection, this lapis and carnelian bracelet knows no bounds. A cornucopia of color and shapes set in 14kt yellow gold, it boasts beautiful blue lapis stones interwoven with carved carnelian rounds. Polished, box clasp lapis and carnelian bracelet. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
LINK: Any item of jewelry with chain links that are substantial enough to be seem as individual components of a design.
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.
LAPIS LAZULI: The blue stone is said to encourage harmony in relationships and is known as the stone of friendship and truth. Typically presented with a cabochon cut, lapis lazuli jewelry is rarely faceted, although it is sometimes highly polished.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
Weight: 22.50 ct. t.w., Size: 12x12 mm)
CARNELIAN: A brownish-red mineral, carnelian has been used for centuries to make engraved gems and signet rings, intaglios and especially seal rings, because hot wax does not adhere to it. Its name comes from the Latin word for cherry, since the lush red color of the carnelian so resembles the vivid red fruit.
(Color: Burgundy, Quantity: 3, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Carved,
CARVED: When a gemstone is cut so that the outline or surface takes the form or likeness of a specific image or pattern.
Size: 18 mm)