C. 1990. From our Estate collection, this 24.50 ct. t.w. citrine and mother-of-pearl necklace has regal presence. Carved with exotic lines, the mother-of-pearl creates the perfect backdrop to the oval citrines, lit by 1.50 ct. t.w. of round brilliant-cut diamonds. On a curb chain with a box clasp. 18kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 3/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/4 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.
CURB: A chain of special curved links that interlock even while laid flat. The links can all be the same size or be graduated towards the center.
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: 37, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant,
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 1.50 ct. t.w.)
CITRINE: A member of the quartz family, citrine symbolizes cheerfulness and prosperity. Its name is derived from the French word citron meaning lemon. This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron. Citrine is the birthstone for November.
(Color: Yellow, Quantity: 5, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval,
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
Weight: 24.50 ct. t.w., Size: 13x9 mm)
Mother of Pearl
MOTHER-OF-PEARL: Glowing with an iridescent beauty, mother-of-pearl has been showcased in jewelry designs for thousands of years. As mother-of-pearl is a natural substance, it may vary in appearance, and its distinctive shimmer lends a quiet elegance to fine jewelry.
(Color: White, Quantity: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: 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: 20x15.5 mm x 30x28 mm)