Fossil Coral Pendent (#207)
Fossil Coral cab finely wrapped in 14/20 gold filled wire.
The pendent measure 1 7/8" long.
A little bit about Fossil Coral: Fossil Coral is a natural stone formed from ancient corals. It should not be mistaken for protected and endangered coral reef from the modern oceans of today. When prehistoric corals are fossilized through replacement with agate, the fossil coral forms through hardened deposits left by silica-rich waters. The entire process can take over 20 million years and occurs only under very unique geological conditions.
A little about the wire used: Gold-filled wire consists of a layer of karat gold bonded to a base metal using heat and pressure. 14/20 GF is the designation for 14 Karat Gold-Filled. The 14 refers to the karat of the layer of precious metal bonded to the base metal. The 1/20th indicates the ratio of karat gold to base metal by weight (5%). Gold-Filled wire is significantly advantageous from a cost stand point. It allows you to provide the look and durability of solid karat products at a fraction of the cost.
Gold-Filled items will have the same appearance and can last years. It should not be compared to gold-plated materials. Plated products have a fraction of the layer of gold and do not wear nearly as well.
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