C. 1980 Vintage Opal and Lavender Chalcedony Bead Necklace in 14kt Yellow Gold. 17.75"
C. 1980. Bright and colorful, yet soft and sparkling, this necklace from our Estate collection is fascinating. 6mm faceted lavender chalcedony beads bring out the beauty of a 14kt yellow gold bezel-set opal. A large pear-shaped lavender chalcedony drops below the center. Includes a 3/4" extender and a toggle clasp. Lavender chalcedony and opal necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1980 Vintage Opal and Lavender Chalcedony Bead Necklace in 14kt Yellow Gold. 17.75")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 3/8 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.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
TOGGLE: A two-piece clasp that fastens when a t-shaped or decorative bar is threaded through a circular loop. This stylized clasp type often serves as the centerpiece of a design.
OPAL: With an iridescent luster that can reveal a beautiful kaleidoscope of color, the opal has inspired many myths and legends. A white opal with swirls of soft pastel shades is popular for jewelry, but opals also come in black and blue. Opal is the gemstone for October birthdays.
(Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Oval
OVAL: An elliptical shape that resembles an egg.
CABOCHON: A style of cutting gemstones to achieve a smooth, domed surface with an absence of facets.
, Size: 16X13 mm)
CHALCEDONY: a family of minerals that is often milky gray or bluish in color. Chalcedony includes a number of stones including onyx (black), carnelian (waxy red), agate (wide ranging palette) and bloodstone (brownish red.)
(Color: Lavender, Quantity: 153, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Faceted Bead
FACETED BEAD: A stone with a drilled hole and a faceted surface. Strung together to decorate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
, Size: 6 mm)
Chalcedony (Color: Lavender, Quantity: 1, Shape & Cutting Style: Pear
PEAR: Similar to the outline of a pear fruit, this is a round shape that comes to a point on one side.
, Size: 14X12.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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