C. 1990. The traditional four-pointed star takes an unexpected turn in this 4.60 ct. t.w. amethyst and .55 ct. t.w. iolite pendant necklace. Traced with .12 ct. t.w. diamonds, the Estate piece twinkles in a surprising purple palette. Suspends from a box chain with a springring clasp. 14kt yellow gold pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1990 Vintage 4.60 ct. t.w. Amethyst and .55 ct. t.w. Iolite Necklace With Diamonds in 14kt Yellow Gold. 18")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/8 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.
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.
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: 24, 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: I-J, Clarity: VS2-SI1, Weight: 0.12 ct. t.w.)
AMETHYST: A natural variety of quartz, amethyst ranges in color from deep purple to pale lavender, and even to warm greens. Amethyst has been used during meditation to provide a sense of spiritual balance. Amethyst is the birthstone of February.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 4, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
, Weight: 4.60 ct. t.w., Size: 9.5X6 mm)
IOLITE: Ranging in shades from light blue to violet blue to deep rich blue, the iolite mesmerizes with its ability to change colors when viewed from different angles. Long ago, Vikings relied on this unique gemstone to help guide them at sea.
(Color: Purple, Quantity: 5, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 0.55 ct. t.w., Size: 1.5-5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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