C. 2000. An aquatic palette of cool-colored gemstones gives this Loree Rodkin necklace a refreshing feel. From our Estate collection, the piece features a 49.50 carat square blue topaz wrapped in a textured frame and accented with .15 ct. t.w. sapphires. The pendant suspends from a strand of faceted beads, including gray labradorite, green beryl, and 10.50 ct. t.w. sapphire. A diamond accents the box clasp. 18kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 2000 Vintage Loree Rodkin 49.50 Carat Blue Topaz and Multi-Stone Bead Necklace in 18kt Yellow Gold. 16")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 5/8 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/8 inches
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.
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.
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 Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: G, Clarity: SI1, Weight: 0.02 carats)
LABRADORITE: A unique mineral named for the Canadian region where it was discovered. Labradorite glows with an aura called labradorescence, causing it to shift in color depending on the viewing angle.
(Color: Gray, Quantity: 24, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Faceted Bead
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Weight: 30.50 ct. t.w., Size: 7-9 mm)
TOPAZ: Available in a stunning selection of shades, the topaz's sky blue hue is one of the most popular colors for jewelry designs. Once thought to offer protection, today topaz is favored for its durability and affordability. Yellow topaz is the birthstone for November while blue topaz is for December.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 1, 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: 49.50 carats, Size: 20x20 mm)
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 13, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Faceted Bead, Weight: 10.50 ct. t.w., Size: 5x3 mm)