C. 1990 Vintage Turquoise Necklace in 18kt White Gold With Sapphires and Diamonds. 16.5"
C. 1990. So fresh and bright, this reconstituted turquoise cabochon gets glammed up in our Estate collection necklace as 4.05 ct. t.w. diamonds and 1.50 ct. t.w. sapphires decorate the textured and polished 18kt white gold border. Bezel-set diamonds also sparkle in stations along the cable chain. Lobster clasp, multi-stone necklace. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
Product Details (for C. 1990 Vintage Turquoise Necklace in 18kt White Gold With Sapphires and Diamonds. 16.5")
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/2 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
1 1/4 inches
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.
WHITE GOLD: Gold is a precious metal which is naturally quite soft. To give it a white color and increase its strength, gold is alloyed with white metals, such as silver and/or palladium, and often plated with rhodium. 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.
CABLE: One of the most popular and classic of chain styles, created from interlocking oval links unvarying in size.
LOBSTER CLASP: named after the pinching style of the hook, this clasp is often shaped like a lobster's claw. Use your finger to work the lever to open the clasp.
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: 102, 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: VS2-SI1, Weight: 3.40 ct. t.w.)
TURQUOISE: Typically polished and featuring a cabochon cut, turquoise is prized for its depth of color and the visual interest found in veins of matrix stone. Prized as a gemstone for 1000's of years, legend holds that turquoise has protective qualities.
RECONSTITUTED TURQUOISE: Reconstituted turquoise is composed of ground-up natural turquoise molded into a solid stone with the use of a binding agent. It is much more affordable than regular, natural turquoise.
(Color: Blue, 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: 16.3X14.5 mm)
SAPPHIRE: A favorite gemstone of ancient priests and royalty, the sapphire radiates sophistication and grace. This prized gem comes in every hue of blue, plus the more unexpected shades of pink, yellow, green and orange, and is September's birthstone.
(Color: Blue, Quantity: 48, Shape & Cutting Style: Square
SQUARE: A symmetrical shape with four equal sides.
BAGUETTE: An elongated rectangle step-cut. Typically used for smaller diamonds, but can be found in other gemstone as well.
, Weight: 1.50 ct. t.w.)