C. 1950 Vintage 18kt Yellow Gold Pendant With Emeralds and Diamond Accents. 18"
C. 1950. This Retro-era pendant from our Estate collection is hand-painted to perfection, capturing the detailed portrait of a young woman wearing diamond accents in her hair and emerald accents around her neck. Blue enamel serves as a border for the design, drawing the eye in to the artful creation that is set in polished 18kt yellow gold. Single bale fits up to a 1mm chain, sold separately. 18kt yellow gold pendant. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1950 Vintage 18kt Yellow Gold Pendant With Emeralds and Diamond Accents. 18")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/2 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/4 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.
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.
ENAMEL: Enamel is a glass-like colored coating which is applied or "painted" over the surface of a piece of metal, ceramic or glass. Enamel is made from powdered glass or an epoxy resin material.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
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.
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: 3, 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: G-H
Color Grade G-H: Near-colorless
, Clarity: VS2
Clarity VS2: Very slightly included. Inclusions are observed with effort under 10x magnification, but can be characterized as minor.
, Weight: 0.02 ct. t.w.)