C. 1970. From our Estate collection, this opal and .75 ct. t.w. diamond pin pendant necklace is an exquisite vintage find. Detailed with roped and polished finishes, the open floral design blooms with round brilliant-cut diamonds and opals on the petals. Includes a box chain with a springring clasp. Revolver safety. 14kt yellow gold pin pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1970 Vintage Opal and .75 ct. t.w. Diamond Pin Pendant Necklace in 14kt Yellow Gold. 18")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
1 5/8 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.
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.
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.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
FIXED: A bale that is worked into the actual design of a pendant. Typically seen in slide pendants.
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: 7, 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: SI1-SI2, Weight: 0.75 ct. t.w.)
OPAL: With an iridescent luster that can reveal a beautiful kaleidoscope of color, the opal has inspired many myths and legends. A white opal with swirls of soft pastel shades is popular for jewelry, but opals also come in black and blue. Opal is the gemstone for October birthdays.
(Color: White, Quantity: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Weight: 1.20 ct. t.w., Size: 6X4 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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