C. 1970. The fascinating color palette of this Estate multi-stone and .65 ct. t.w. diamond pendant necklace gives it an exotic flair. Diamonds create a scrolling, floral pattern over howlite and simulated turquoise, while 4.45 ct. t.w. of rubies add a splash or red. On a cable chain with a lobster clasp. 14kt white gold pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1970 Vintage Multi-Stone and .65 ct. t.w. Diamond Pendant Necklace in 14kt White Gold. 16")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 7/8 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/2 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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
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.
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: 64, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Rose-Cut
ROSE-CUT: An antique gemstone cut dating back to the 1500s, with a flat back and a faceted top.
, Color Grade: H-I, Clarity: SI2-I1, Weight: 0.65 ct. t.w.)
RUBY: A bold fiery stone, the ruby is a symbol of wealth, vitality and love. When cut and polished, the ruby's high luster is as dazzling as a diamond's. Ruby jewelry makes the perfect gift for loved ones and is the birthstone for July.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 7, Shape & Cutting Style: Multiple Cabochon
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Weight: 4.45 ct. t.w.)
HOWLITE: Naturally white with a distinctive marbleized appearance, howlite lends rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets a Southwestern flair. This stone, thought to relieve stress and insomnia, is a relatively recent discovery from the late 1800's.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round 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: 35 mm)
TURQUOISE: Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, turquoise is prized for its depth of color and the visual interest found in veins of matrix stone. Prized as a gemstone for 1000's of years, legend holds that turquoise has protective qualities.
SIMULATED TURQUOISE: A simulated turquoise is an artificial stone made to imitate real turquoise. Known as "faux turquoise," is does not actually hold any of the physical properties of turquoise, as it could be made from acrylic, plastic, or resin. Faux turquoise, typically found in fashion jewelry, is very affordable and can create the same vibrant look for less.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
, Size: 20 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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