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   Black Cat Relics Antiques & Vintage Jewels

 
Are you a collector or lover of stunning and rare jewels? If ya are, let the stunning demi parure make it in your collection!

   Rare meets exquisite meets Swarovski meets STUNNING Hattie Carnegie! This EXQUISITE 1960's demi parure (2 set) has amazing Swarovski heliotrope margarita stones with astounding dark amethyst chatons creating a stunning bib necklace that will be sure to get you noticed EVEYWHERE! The set is rhodium plated and unsigned. (In this era, hang tags were used)

   The earrings measure approx 2” long and 1” wide and the necklace measures approx 17” long with adjustable fish hook or J hook closure.

   This demi parure (set) is immaculate, shimmering and flawless condition with exceptional high end Sawovski colors and in collector's condition just as it was back it its original day!

   Lay-A-Way available as always! $589.00

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What are Margarita Stones and Rhodium Plating?

Margarita Stones:

   The Margarita is a type of glass stone manufactured by Swarovski primarily used in costume jewelry from the 1960s and later. The name refers to the scalloped shape of the stone rather than a particular color, which can vary from bi-colored examples to solid colors.

   These stones are drilled in the middle and often set with a decorative rhinestone-tipped pin inserted through the center for that extra sparkle.

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Rhodium Plating:

   Rhodium is a silver-white hard metal often found in platinum ores. It is the most expensive precious metal. In its natural solid state Rhodium is far too hard to work, but it is used as an alloy in the smelting of platinum and palladium.

Rhodium plating is a metal deposition process used to coat materials with a decorative and protective layer of rhodium. Rhodium is a noble metal that imparts an extremely bright and hard wearing finish when applied as plating. When applied as a thin plate, it affords a durable finish of exceptional brightness. Rhodium finishes can greatly enhance the appearance and longevity of any metal to which they are applied

 


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