C. 1960 Vintage Shell Cameo Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold
C. 1960. Every vintage jewelry collector needs a cameo in their repertoire. These earrings from our Estate collection hold carved oval shell cameos in delicately twisted frames. Post/clutch, 14kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1960 Vintage Shell Cameo Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold)
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
SHELL: A treasured gift of the sea, shell has been used for ornamentation since recorded time. Shell makes a classic choice for cameo designs and is often carved in relief to display a ladylike motif, presented in a frame of precious metal.
(Color: Orange, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
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: 15X11 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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