Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a 14Kt. white gold pendant/ brooch combination. This piece is a mid-century modern 1950's era atomic starburst design. The piece has a one prong set 0.30 carat center diamond, SI2 clarity, G-H color. For added sparkle, there are nine additional prong set accent diamonds each weighing 0.05 carats each in VS2 clarity, G-H-I color. The piece can be worn as a brooch or pendant making it a versatile piece. It is 15/16" wide and 1" long and a true retro charmer with sparkle.
The atomic age era from about 1945 through 1970, was a period which was influenced by the Cold war, atomic science and the space age. This period impacted architecture, industrial design, commercial design, advertising, interior design, and fine arts, including jewelry. Atomic Age design featured atomic motifs and space age symbols.
The gold content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The diamond sizes were calculated using a standard jeweler's caliper. The diamonds were tested using a standard jeweler's diamond tester. The diamonds were not removed from the piece to do physical testing or for weight. No chain is included with this piece.