C. 1980 Vintage Green Chalcedony Cameo and 4-5mm Cultured Pearl Y-Necklace in 18kt Yellow Gold. 17"
C. 1980. This green chalcedony Y-necklace from our Estate collection is not your average cameo. 18kt gold beads and 4-5mm cultured freshwater pearls draw the eye to the olive-green cameo profile. Cable chain with springring clasp. 18kt yellow gold necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1980 Vintage Green Chalcedony Cameo and 4-5mm Cultured Pearl Y-Necklace in 18kt Yellow Gold. 17")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
Necklace Drop Width:
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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
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.
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Near-round
NEAR-ROUND: A pearl that visually appears almost round.
, Size: 4 mm)
CHALCEDONY: a family of minerals that is often milky gray or bluish in color. Chalcedony includes a number of stones including onyx (black), carnelian (waxy red), agate (wide ranging palette) and bloodstone (brownish red.)
(Color: Green, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Cameo
CAMEO: A low relief carving where the carving is above the background layer. Usually carved in shell or stone to portray the profile of a woman.
, Size: 6.5 mm)