C. 1950 Vintage Enamel Portrait Drop Earrings With Cultured Pearls in 14kt Yellow Gold. 1 1/8"
C. 1950. From our Estate collection, these drop earrings honor an age-old art with detailed portraits hand-painted in enamel. Framed in 14kt yellow gold scrollwork, the Retro era creations dangle 3.6mm cultured freshwater pearls. Hanging length is 1 1/8". Earwire, white pearl and enamel portrait earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1950 Vintage Enamel Portrait Drop Earrings With Cultured Pearls 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.
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.
WIRE: sometimes called "shepherd's hooks" or "fishhooks," earwires are a thin, hook-shaped earring backs. They thread onto the ear and can sometimes be squeezed into place or held on with a rubber clutch.
1 1/8 inches
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 3.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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