C. 1990 Vintage 5.80 ct. t.w. Multi-Stone Turtle Pin in 18kt White Gold
C. 1990. Here's a cute little critter with a whole lot of sparkle! This sea turtle is showing off 3.00 ct. t.w. tsavorite, 1.80 ct. t.w. yellow sapphires and 1.00 ct. t.w. brown and white diamonds in a shell pattern. Whimsical and full of fun, this pin is a chic way to show off your summer for spirit for all to see. Revolver safety, 18kt white gold pin. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1990 Vintage 5.80 ct. t.w. Multi-Stone Turtle Pin in 18kt White Gold)
1 3/8 inches
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.
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.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
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: 59, 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
Color Grade G-H: Near-colorless
, Clarity: SI1-SI2
CLARITY SI1-SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 0.50 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: Yellow, Quantity: 58, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 1.80 ct. t.w., Size: 1.8 mm)
TSAVORITE: a deep green variety of garnet. It has similarities to emerald, but is rarer and more durable. First uncovered in the 1960's in Tanzania, it was given its name on account of the discovery of mines in Kenya's Tsavo National Park in the early 1970's.
(Color: Green, Quantity: 76, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Weight: 3.00 ct. t.w., Size: 1.8 mm)