C. 1980 Vintage Carnelian and 1.15 ct. t.w. Brown and White Diamond Pendant Necklace in 14kt Yellow Gold. 180
C. 1980. A marvelous addition to any jewelry box, this pendant necklace from our Estate collection is warm and bright in 14kt yellow gold. Here, .35 ct. t.w. white diamonds surround a 13x10mm oval carnelian. Brown diamond finials, .80 ct. t.w., detail the top and bottom. Suspends from a rope chain with a springring clasp. Brown and white diamond and carnelian pendant necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1980 Vintage Carnelian and 1.15 ct. t.w. Brown and White Diamond Pendant Necklace in 14kt Yellow Gold. 180)
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
ROPE: Chain links that are twisted or looped together in a pattern that creates a look similar to that of a rope.
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.
FIXED: A bale that is worked into the actual design of a pendant. Typically seen in slide pendants.
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: 16, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Brilliant
BRILLIANT: A gemstone cut to enhance brilliance without sacrificing much carat weight. Typically has 58 facets.
, Color Grade: H-I
Color Grade H-I: Near-colorless
, Clarity: SI1-SI2
CLARITY SI1-SI2: Slightly Included. Inclusions are noticeable under 10x magnification.
, Weight: 0.35 ct. t.w.)
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: 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.
, Weight: 4.80 carats, Size: 13X10 mm)