C. 1970 Vintage Shell Cameo Flora Drop Earrings in 18kt Yellow Gold
C. 1970. With a feminine flair, these drop earrings from our Estate collection have that vintage romance. Open floral frames of textured 18kt yellow gold hold lovely shell cameos. Polished beads top the design. Hanging length is 1 3/4". Leverback, shell cameo floral drop earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1970 Vintage Shell Cameo Flora Drop Earrings in 18kt Yellow Gold)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
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.
LEVER: An earring backing with a hook-shaped insert and a hinged leverback to hold it in place.
1 3/4 inches
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: 2, 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: 13X10 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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