C. 2000. The cross symbol may be traditional, but this Estate 5.25 ct. t.w. blue and white pendant necklace is anything but! An artistic cross motif emerges from loops of blue and white sapphires while diamonds accent the bale. Suspends from a wheat chain with a lobster clasp. 14kt white gold pendant 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
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. 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.
WHEAT: A chain formed by oval and twisted oval links woven together in the same direction. The result is a textural look with a semi-rigid structure.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
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: 14, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Single-Cut
SINGLE-CUT: A gemstone cutting technique that dates back to the 1300s. Still used today, the single-cut usually features 18 facets that go in one direction without crossing each other.
, Color Grade: G-H, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 0.07 ct. t.w.)
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: White, Quantity: 121, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 3.85 ct. t.w., Size: 1-1.4 mm)