C. 1950 Vintage Shell Cameo Pin Pendant Necklace With Diamond Accent in 18kt Yellow Gold. 18"
C. 1950. The cameo is a staple for vintage lovers. This Retro-era cameo from our Estate collection can be worn as a brooch pin or as a pendant necklace. Carved from shell, the feminine profile features a genuine diamond accent necklace and a frame of 18kt yellow gold. Hinged bale suspends from a rope chain with a lobster clasp. Revolver safety. Shell cameo pin pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1950 Vintage Shell Cameo Pin Pendant Necklace With Diamond Accent in 18kt Yellow Gold. 18")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
2 1/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/2 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.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
REVOLVER: A safety that conceals the point of a pin and keeps it in place with a revolving lever mechanism.
HINGED: A bale with a hinge. The hinge allows the pendant to be placed on and taken off a chain easily and without sliding. Ideal for putting pendants on chains that have large clasps.
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: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Old European Cut
OLD EUROPEAN CUT: An old-fashioned gemstone cut dating back to the 1800s. With a round shape and 58 facets, it is considered the precursor to the modern brilliant-cut. However, it has a greater depth and smaller table than the brilliant-cut of today.
, Color Grade: G, Clarity: SI2
CLARITY SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 0.03 carats)
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: 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: 48X37 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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