C. 1960 Vintage Shell Cameo and Fleur-De-Lis Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold. 1 1/8"
C. 1960. From our Estate collection, these drop earrings take an elaborate approach to the traditional cameo design. Open ribbed frames encircle the carved shell cameos, topped with shining fleur-de-lis motifs. Hanging length is 1 1/8". Non-pierced screw, 14kt yellow gold earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1960 Vintage Shell Cameo and Fleur-De-Lis Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold. 1 1/8")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
SCREW: An earring with a screw post insert and a backing that twists on to hold it in place.
NON-PIERCED SCREW: Ideal for people without pierced ears, non-pierced screw backings provide a custom fit for an earring. They rely on a clamp mechanism that tightens by twisting a screw in the back.
1 1/8 inches
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.
(Quantity: 2, 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: 12x10 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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