C. 1940 Vintage Italian Corletto Enamel Portrait Earrings in 18kt Gold With Diamond Accents
C. 1940. From our Estate collection, these Italian-made Corletto hand-painted enamel portrait earrings are an absolutely spectacular piece of wearable art. Set in polished 18kt yellow gold with diamond accents, the feminine Retro design is truly one-of-a-kind. Hanging length is 5/8". Clip/post, enamel portrait earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1940 Vintage Italian Corletto Enamel Portrait Earrings in 18kt Gold With Diamond Accents )
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.
CLIP/POST: An earring with a post insert and a clip mechanism to hold it in place. The post can be removed by a jeweler to convert the earrings to clip-on.
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: 2, 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: 0.01 ct. t.w.)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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