C. 1920 Vintage Carved Agate Drop Earrings With 2.5mm Cultured Pearls in 14kt Gold
C. 1920. Rich with history and designed with clear Art Deco inspiration, this pair of drop earrings from our Estate collection features beautifully carved agate cameos of a female, perhaps a high-ranking noblewoman. Set in gleaming 14kt yellow gold, the drops also boast 2.5mm cultured pearls for an elegant touch. Hanging length is 1 1/2". Post/clutch, pearl and carved agate cameo drop earrings. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1920 Vintage Carved Agate Drop Earrings With 2.5mm Cultured Pearls in 14kt Gold )
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
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.
POST/CLUTCH: An earring with a post insert and a slide-on clutch backing to hold it in place.
1 1/2 inches
AGATE: a variety of chalcedony, agate covers a rainbow spectrum of colors from black and gray to brown, pink, blue and yellow. Agate can be textured and exhibit a variegated layered stripe effect, which makes it a wonderful stone for carved cameos and beaded necklaces and bracelets.
(Quantity: 2, Shape & Cutting Style: Round Cameo
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: 17 mm)
CULTURED PEARLS: Likened to the moon, pearls have been valued for their luminous glow and natural beauty for thousands of years. Today, high-quality cultured freshwater pearls make pearl jewelry affordable to all. Pearl is the traditional birthstone for the month of June.
(Color: White, Quantity: 6, Shape & Cutting Style: Round, Size: 2.5 mm)
All weights and measures are approximate.
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