Vintage Nephrite Jade Pendant in 14K Frame
By all measures this is an exquisite Type A Nephrite Jade cabochon. It has a beautiful color range that depending on light displays as Forest, Sage, or Spinach Greens. It has excellent saturation and is nearly transparent, with beautiful movement of its internal structure. It has been polished to a high luster on both front and back. This beautiful piece is vintage to approximately the early 1960s, perhaps earlier.
This is a larger Jade cabochon, measuring 15.95mm x 12.2mm x 4.35mm, or a total weight of 6.76 carats. It is styled in a fitted frame in 14K Gold. The Nephrite Jade cabochon and frame have a weight of 2.39 grams.
The pendant is suspended from a vintage 14K twisted rope chain. The chain is approximately 18 inches in length, is fitted with a lobster claw clasp, and weighs 2.72 grams.