C. 1935 Vintage Carnelian Drop Necklace With Diamond Accents in 14kt Yellow Gold. 15"
C. 1935. Take home a charming piece of history with this drop necklace from the Art Deco era. A prized design in our Estate collection, the necklace dangles two carved carnelians: one striped pear shape and one floral oval. Diamonds also accent the drop which suspends from a textured 14kt yellow gold chain with a springring clasp. Carnelian necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1935 Vintage Carnelian Drop Necklace With Diamond Accents in 14kt Yellow Gold. 15")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
2 1/2 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
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.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
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.
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 Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: I, Clarity: VS1
Clarity VS1: Very slightly included. Inclusions are observed with effort under 10x magnification, but can be characterized as minor.
, Weight: 0.04 carats)
CARNELIAN: A brownish-red mineral, carnelian has been used for centuries to make engraved gems and signet rings, intaglios and especially seal rings, because hot wax does not adhere to it. Its name comes from the Latin word for cherry, since the lush red color of the carnelian so resembles the vivid red fruit.
(Color: Red, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Briolette
BRIOLETTE: A three-dimensional teardrop gemstone bead with triangular facets all around.
, Size: 32X18 mm)
Carnelian (Color: Red, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
, Size: 14.5X10.3 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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